M1 FIRE PICTURE: Police release photo of burning car

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AN OFFICIAL police photo shows a car on fire on the M1 yesterday (Wednesday) near Rugby.

Police and fire officers attended the three-vehicle collision on the M1 yesterday which closed the motorway in both directions for a short time, causing miles of tailbacks in both directions.

The collision occurred on the southbound carriageway, half a mile south of Junction 17 (M45 turn-off for Dunchurch) at around 4.40pm.