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Batmobile involved in M4 fire

Credit: Highways England

A series of classic cars including a replica Batmobile have been seriously damaged after a car transporter fire on the M4.

Traffic was stopped westbound near Junction 18 while fire services brought the flames under control.

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Several replicas of famous vehicles were being carried by the transporter, including a Batmobile from the 1966 TV show and a Gran Torino from Starsky and Hutch.

Several replicas of famous vehicles were damaged in the blaze. Credit: Highways England
The flames were visible for miles. Credit: Highways England

Fire services later confirmed the driver of the vehicle was unharmed but some of the cars were destroyed.

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All lanes were reopened just before 2am after the transporter and all debris were cleared.

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