A CAR caught fire around junction 25 of the M5 motorway last night (September 13).

Fire crews received several calls from members of the public who passed the incident, which happened at 10.05pm.

The car was on the southbound carriageway just before Junction 25 Blackbrook, near Taunton.

A fire spokesman said the car suffered 50% damage and the cause of the fire is believed to be accidental.