Car bursts into flames at Telford road junction - pictures

Traffic ground to a standstill on a busy road junction in Telford today after a car burst into flames.

The blazing car. Photo: Helen Williams.
The blazing car. Photo: Helen Williams.

The silver Renault Clio caught fire in Holyhead Road, Ketley, near to the junction with Station Road and Waterloo Road, just before 8am.

A woman was driving the car towards Station Road when it caught fire. She got out of the Y-reg car and dashed into the nearby newsagents.

The burned out vehicle. Photo: Mark Andrews.
The burned out vehicle. Photo: Mark Andrews.

A crew from Wellington fire stationand police attended the scene.

The woman was uninjured, and the fire was out by 8.10am.

Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service said the cause of the blaze was not known, but was not thought to be suspicious.

The burned out vehicle. Photo: Mark Andrews.
The burned out vehicle. Photo: Mark Andrews.
The burned out vehicle. Photo: Mark Andrews.
The burned out vehicle. Photo: Mark Andrews.
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