Car destroyed in Doncaster blaze just days after owner buys it

This is all that remains of a car after a blaze near Doncaster – just days after the vehicle was bought.

Wednesday, 11th December 2019, 8:36 am
Updated Wednesday, 11th December 2019, 11:15 am

The Vauxhall Corsa went up in flames on the A1 last night.

South Yorkshire Police said: “The charred metal used to be a Vauxhall Corsa, bought only a few days before by the gent that was driving.

“When the car cut out on him, he managed to get the hard shoulder before it burst into flames.

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This car went up in flames on the A1 near Doncaster  just days after it was bought by its new owner
This car went up in flames on the A1 near Doncaster just days after it was bought by its new owner

“Thankfully he managed to get well clear.”