The Worcester Warriors' team coach was destroyed in a blaze as players and staff travelled to their afternoon match against Swansea.
The fire caused long delays on the M5 as fire crews tackled the flames, while the game was pushed back by 90 minutes.
Full story by Wesley Smith.
Thick plumes of black smoke billow into the sky as flames rage at the rear of the Worcester Warriors' official team coach in a video captured by a passing car.
The severe blaze was caught on camera by the passenger of the car, before emergency services arrived.
The coach caught fire as the team travelled along the M5 to Swansea for a match.
The video was uploaded to YouTube by Natasha Phipps.
Flames took hold of the Worcester Warriors' team coach as players travelled along the M5 this morning.
All staff and players are said to be safe and well. It's not yet known how the fire started.
The coach was reduced to little more than a metal shell after firefighters managed to put out the blaze.
The match will now go ahead later than scheduled, at 4.30pm.
We'll see you all at the Liberty Stadium then! Ospreys v Warriors goes ahead with 4.30pm kick-off.
Two lanes have now re-opened on the M5 southbound in Gloucestershire.
All lanes were closed between J14 B4509 (Thornbury / Falfield) and J15 M4 (Almondsbury Interchange) after Worcester Warriors' team coach caught fire.
Congestion is back to J13 A419 (Stroud).
The Highways Agency website shows Southbound traffic on M5 is bumper-to-bumper as far north as 11A for Gloucester right down to coach fire site near Bristol.
They expect the road to start clearing from 12.30pm, but there are likely to be considerable delays for holidaymakers getting away for the Bank Holiday weekend. The A38 is also reported to be very busy in the area.
No Worcester Warriors players or staff are reported to be injured after their coach caught fire. Their match is rescheduled at Ospreys for 4.30pm.
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During his playing days as a number eight, Ryan won four England caps and enjoyed spells at Saracens, Wasps, Newcastle and Bristol.
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