A vehicle ran off of the road and down an embankment before striking a tree and catching on fire outside of West End Thursday afternoon.
Emergency responders were dispatched to a vehicle accident on NC Highway 211 at the intersection of Hoffman Road just after 3:20 pm.
The first arriving fire units reported that the engine compartment had flames and smoke showing, however firefighters were able to quickly bring the blaze under control before it could to spread to the rest of the vehicle.
The driver of the Toyota 4Runner was not injured in todays accident and was able to get out of the vehicle before responders reached the scene.
One lane of NC 211 West was blocked by emergeny vehicles while the fire was contained and the vehicle was removed from the woods.
A passenger car slid down the same embankment and into a ditch while attempting to pull over to assist the wrecked 4Runner. There appeared to be no damage to this vehicle and no injuries were reported.
Responding were units with West End Fire & Rescue, Moore County EMS, and the NC State Highway Patrol.