Eastern Cape police were on Thursday searching for three men who allegedly set a car alight and burned themselves in the process in Kwalanga near Uitenhage.
The car was torched on Wednesday evening in Limekaya Street, said Warrant Officer Basil Seekoei.
It was allegedly set alight by three men travelling in a white Polo Playa.
“It’s further alleged that the men set themselves alight but managed to flee from the scene.”
The owner of the burned vehicle was apparently the uncle of one of the three men.
Police were investigation a case of malicious damage to property, said Seekoei.