New Delhi: A 32-year-old man was burnt alive inside his car which caught fire after ramming into another car, police said Sunday.

The incident happened in north Delhi's Jahangirpuri area Saturday night where Sanjeev, a motor mechanic, was returning home after work.

"His Swift Dzire hit an Alto car and toppled at Outer Ring Road. Before he could come out of the car, it caught fire," a police officer told IANS.

People at the spot called up the police and also informed the fire department. Two fire tenders were rushed to the spot which took 30 minutes to douse off the fire.

Police said the body of Sanjeev which was completely charred was recovered from the car.