Lucky driver escaped this car before it burst into flames near Rugby

Emergency services said the driver managed to pull the car off the road and escape without injury

Wednesday, 9th June 2021, 6:45 pm

A driver managed to escape their smoking car before it burst into flames near Rugby

Emergency services said the driver managed to pull the car off the road and escape without injury.

Firefighters said the car was well alight when they arrived early this morning (Wednesday).

Firefighters said the car was well alight when they arrived early this morning (Wednesday). Photo by Warwickshire Fire and Rescue.

"Crews used breathing apparatus and hose reel jets to extinguish the fire," said Warwickshire Fire and Rescue Service.