Three vehicle smash after bus fire on A1(M)

The burnt out bus sits on the hard shoulder as traffic enforcement officers clear up diesel spillage

The burnt out bus sits on the hard shoulder as traffic enforcement officers clear up diesel spillage in lane one - Credit: Archant

THREE vehicles crashed on the A1(M) following a bus fire this afternoon (Friday).

The burnt out bendy bus on the A1(M), just before junction 6

The burnt out bendy bus on the A1(M), just before junction 6 - Credit: Archant

A Vauxhall Vectra and two Ford Transit vans collided after being stuck in traffic relating to a Stansted Airport bendy bus catching fire at about 12.25pm.

Police believe the vehicles crashed near Junction 6 on the northbound carriageway in a bid to avoid a broken down Mazda MX5 in the outside lane.

The lane had been shut as a result of the fire but reopened at 1.20pm.

The Mazda was recovered at 2.05pm, and no one is believed to have been injured.


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