Driver avoids injury in Bridgeport car fire

Police say the driver was on I-95 when the fire started. (1/5/14)

BRIDGEPORT - A driver in Bridgeport managed to avoid injury this afternoon when his car suddenly caught fire while he was driving.

Police say the driver was on I-95 when the fire started.

He managed to exit the highway and exit the car.

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The driver told police that he believes the fire started in the glove box, and may have been electrical in nature.

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