Traffic stopped on A1(M) near Doncaster as lorry bursts into flames

Motorists in Doncaster are facing delays and disruption after a lorry burst into flames on a motorway near to the town.

By Darren Burke
Thursday, 16th July 2020, 3:56 pm
Updated Thursday, 16th July 2020, 4:02 pm
A lorry is currently ablaze on the A1(M) near Doncaster.

The A1(M) is currently closed northbound between Warmsworth and Marr following reports of an HGV on fire, Highways England have said.

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Traffic has been stopped in the northbound carriageway with warnings that traffic may also have to be stopped southbound while emergency services deal with the incident.

Drivers have been advised to avoid the area.