Mother, 4-month-old escape after car goes up in flames on I-485

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — A car caught fire on Interstate 485 overnight with a woman and her 4-month-old child inside, police told Channel 9.

Investigators said the fire started around 2:30 a.m. on I-485 and Wilkinson Boulevard, but that both mother and child managed to make it out safely.

The fire left the car destroyed and police were working to figure how it started.