Images have emerged after the A303 was completely shut in both directions at Cricklade for almost 24 hours due to a lorry that burst into flames yesterday, Saturday, 3rd of August.

Inrix Travel Service reported at 5.15am that a fire took place between the junction of A36 and A350

The lanes in both directions were closed after the fire service analysis the incident.

Reports suggested that the incident affected traffic between Andover and Yeovil, almost 60 miles apart.

The burnt lorry embedded nails into the tarmac road surface.

Hampshire Highways reported that the road would reopen at around 3.00am today, but opened earlier at 1.30am today, (August 4th.)

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