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Motorway cameras catch car bursting into flames

The car fire caused delays on the Northbound carriageway of the M42 this evening Credit: Highways Agency

These dramatic photos were captured of a car bursting into flames on the M42 in Worcestershire this evening.

Two lanes of the Northbound carriageway had to be closed when the vehicle caught fire between J4A at Alvechurch and J5 A38 Droitwich.

The Emergency Services before tackling the car fire between J4a and J5. Credit: Highways Agency

There are still delays of around 25 minutes in the area as recovery work is taking place.

There are still delays along the route as recovery work takes place Credit: Highways Agency

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