This is the shocking moment a car burst into flames on the M5 motorway in Somerset.
Video footage captured by a passing motorist shows firefighters tackling the blaze at the side of the road earlier today (May 30).
The incident, which was reported around 4.50pm, resulted in a southbound lane closure between junctions 23 and 24.
In a statement, Devon and Somerset Fire and Rescue Service said the car was destroyed by the fire.
Watch the video below:
Highways England confirmed the lane was reopened at 5.40pm but traffic in the area remains congested, so warned motorists to expect delays.