A woman fled when her car caught fire in Hampshire tonight.

The drama happened as the woman drove along Main Road in Colden Common.

She spotted smoke pour out from her car and pulled over near to Eclipse Car Sales.

Fire crews were alerted and raced to the scene while staff at the company went to her aid.

Hampshire Fire and Rescue Service say they received a call at 5.33pm to a single vehicle fire at Eclipse Car Sales on Main Road.

The spokeswoman added that one crew from Eastleigh went to the scene and put out the blaze.

Witness Ian Hunter, who lives nearby, saw the drama and took this picture.

He said: "I could smell the smoke and went outside.

"By the itme I took the picture I could hear the fire brigade.

"Fair play to the guys from the garage who helped the lady out."