It was a sad day for an unidentified Nigerian woman whose new car she had just bought caught fire a few hours after it arrived.

A video of the incident, which has gone viral on social media, captured the moment the lady was enjoying her new purchase with her friends and when the car caught fire on the road after it was driven out.

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It is not known how the fire started or what caused it, but some social media commenters have opined that a jealous boyfriend may have had a hand in the incident.

Watch the sad video as a lady’s newly purchased car went up in flames below: