Dramatic images show Warriors' team coach ablaze

Flames took hold of the Worcester Warriors' team coach as players travelled along the M5 this morning.

A passer-by captures the fire which broke out as the rugby team travelled to Swansea
A passer-by captures the fire which broke out as the rugby team travelled to Swansea Credit: @jtderbylad

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.

A metal shell is all that is left of the team coach after the fire this morning
A metal shell is all that is left of the team coach after the fire this morning Credit: AP / @swoooper7

The match will now go ahead later than scheduled, at 4.30pm.

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Warriors' team coach fire on M5

The Worcester Warriors team coach was destroyed in a blaze as it travelled along the M5 southbound in Gloucestershire to play the Ospreys in Swansea.