Alipurduar (WB): Three persons died and two injured when a car caught fire in interior Jayanti area of Alipurduar district on Tuesday.
A police officer said while three occupants were found to have died of burns, two others were rescued in critical condition.
The two critically injured were taken to Alipurduar Zilla Hospital.
The SUV was believed to have caught fire in a freak mishap while going at a high speed.
Additional SP Akash Megharia went to the particular accident spot '24 mile' under Jayanti belt.