Blazing car lights up Northampton's Bedford Road in rush hour

Fire services rushed to Northampton's Bedford Road on Tuesday morning after reports of a blazing car.

Tuesday, 21st January 2020, 3:18 pm
Updated Tuesday, 21st January 2020, 3:23 pm

The Ford Galaxy was off the main carriageway on a service road but made a spectacular sight for passing motorists near the Barnes Meadow flyover at around 7.30am.

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Northamptonshire Police confirmed the fire was caused b y a vehicle defect and nobody was hurt.

One lane was closed on the Bedford Road causing rush-hour delays to commuters heading for the A45 and A428.

A blazing car made a spectacular sight for drivers on Northampton's Bedford Road on Tuesday morning.