Lucky escape as vehicle bursts into flames

A driver and his passenger were extremely lucky to escape injury after the vehicle they were in burst into flames on the M13 near Village Road on Wednesday afternoon.

Rescue Care Paramedics were called to Fields Hill west bound around 2pm for a vehicle that had burst into flames. On arrival they found the vehicle to be well alight. Fire department arrived shortly afterwards and extinguished the blaze. Fortunately both the driver and passenger managed to escape without any injuries.

The reason that the vehicle burst into flames are unknown however the relevant authorities were in attendance and will be investigating further.