Pringles burnt to a crisp in vehicle fire on motorway
Highways England confirmed that nobody was hurt in the incident.
A lorry load of Pringles was destroyed after a lorry caught fire on the M1.
Highways England confirmed that the northbound exit slip road at junction 25 in Derbyshire had been closed on Sunday as a result of the incident at around 7am.
— Highways England (@HighwaysEMIDS) January 12, 2020
Reminder: The northbound off slip at J25 #M1 still closed due to the ongoing fire incident. Additional images from scene attached. #TrafficOfficers and @DerbyshireFRS still on scene. https://t.co/71qCpLIlYt pic.twitter.com/DREZYlcy2s
The driver was reportedly able to come to a safe stop before detaching the tractor unit, with the load, trailer and road suffering damage.
Images appeared to show numerous Pringles tubes strewn across the road, many burnt beyond recognition.
Highways England announced at about 2.40pm that the exit slip road had reopened.