By Daniel Elizondo
A car caught on fire on the northbound lanes of US 96 Bypass near Cooks Road in Silsbee on Friday at around 1:45 p.m.
The driver of the car escaped and did not suffer any injuries.
The car, on the other hand, was destroyed in minutes.
Silsbee Fire Department responded to the call and extinguished the fire amid electrical explosions from the car’s engine.
There were no other injuries reported.
The fire backed up traffic on the northbound lanes of US 96 for over 45 minutes.
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