At least three people were charred to death when a car caught fire after falling into a gorge in Raipur town of Dehradun district in Uttarakhand early on Wednesday morning.

Three others have been injured in the accident.

The teams of Uttarakhand police and State Disaster Relief Force (SDRF) are at the spot.

The accident took place on Thano Road of the district, ANI reported.

More details awaited.