Glasgow’s Nice Western Highway at a standstill throughout rush hour after van bursts into flames

A busy Glasgow street was delivered to a close to standstill after a van burst into flames.

Emergency providers rushed to the scene at Great Western Road, within the Kelvinbridge space, at round 4.20pm in the present day. Google maps information exhibits that traffic within the space is at a close to standstill as automobiles mount the central reservation to let a hearth engine and ambulance by.

It’s unclear but if anybody has been injured because of this, experiences the Daily Record.

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A video shared to social media warned: “Keep away from Nice Western Highway, each instructions.”

Eyewitness Connor Adair stated that sparks shot out from the underside of the van as the fireplace took maintain and quickly consumed the automobile.

He added: “Me and my dad have been driving dwelling – impulsively the visitors stopped lifeless and we noticed smoke. At first it began off white and three minutes later we heard an ambulance behind us, so we pulled over the embankment to permit them previous.

“As we have been driving over the grass the smoke began going black with sparks flying out the underside of the van. I do not know the way the fireplace really began although.

“I simply hope the fellows in it are okay as I did not see anyone standing round and we have been there earlier than the emergency providers, so I do not know what occurred to them. We lastly received previous after the fireplace brigade put it out.

“Wanting by the again doorways all I may see was the wiring from the seats left, nothing else – it simply appeared incinerated to be trustworthy.”

A Scottish Fire and Rescue spokesperson stated: “We’re in attendance at a automobile hearth on Nice Western Highway in Glasgow, which we have been known as to at 4.20pm. We’ve got mobilised an equipment and it’s in attendance coping with the incident.”

Police Scotland was contacted for remark.


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