A fire broke out in a car on the Outer Ring Road on Thursday morning. Auto and lorry drivers going in the same route noticed this and took the driver Srikanth out of the car. He was rushed to a private hospital in Shamshabad in a 108 vehicle. Shamshabad police reached the spot.
A fire tender rushed to the spot and put out the fire. The injured person has been identified as Srikanth of Thimmappur, Kottur Mandal of Rangareddy district. Police said Srikanth was in critical condition after being caught in the fire and is seriously injured. He is being treated at a local hospital, the drivers said.
The police have registered a suo-moto case on the accident and are ascertaining the reasons for the fire. The lorry drivers who saved the driver informed the police that the car caught fire on its way to Gachibowli from Shamshabad at the Airport colony near the Outer Ring Road.