A car burst into flames in the southbound lane of the FDR Drive near East 116th Street Tuesday evening, Oct. 17, 2017. A car burst into flames in the southbound lane of the FDR Drive near East 116th Street Tuesday evening, Oct. 17, 2017. View Full Caption

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MANHATTAN — A car burst into flames on the FDR Drive during the Tuesday evening rush, according to the FDNY and witnesses.

The car caught fire in the southbound lane near East 116th Street at about 5:08 p.m., an FDNY spokesman and witness said.

Car on fire on the FDR Drive by RFK southbound. @ABC7NY pic.twitter.com/IZOL2JphMg

— Evan Gallahou (@laughpastfive) October 17, 2017

There were no immediate reports of injuries, the spokesman


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