Three people escape from blazing M8 car fire

THREE people have managed to escape unscathed from a car engulfed in flames on the M8 motorway.

The flaming car on the M8 hard shoulder. Picture: Leann Kelly
The flaming car on the M8 hard shoulder. Picture: Leann Kelly

The incident took place on the eastbound lane close to Salsburgh, North Lanarkshire, late on Sunday morning.

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Police arrived at the scene after being alerted to the blaze.

All three people managed to escape the car in time and no-one has been injured.