Car Explodes After Driver Sprays ‘Excessive’ Amount Of Air Freshener, Then Lights Cigarette

A driver in England had a rough day when he accidentally blew up his car. How does something like that happen? When the drive lights a cigarette after spraying air freshener inside.

Officials report the man sprayed an “excessive” amount of aerosol spray in his car before reaching for a cigarette.

West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service

People nearby heard an “enormous bang” and saw the car’s windows shatter, shaking surrounding buildings. Luckily, the driver made it out of the car with minor injuries.