Motorbike catches fire on A1(M)

The motorbike alight on the hard shoulder of the A1(M). Picture by Tim Clark

The motorbike alight on the hard shoulder of the A1(M). Picture by Tim Clark - Credit: Archant

A MOTORBIKE caught fire while travelling along the A1(M) today (Wednesday), causing one lane to close.

A male motorcyclist was driving on the northbound carriageway at about 1.30pm when his grey Suzuki caught alight just before junction 7 for Stevenage.

The man pulled over onto the hard shoulder, where firefighters were called to put out the fire.

One lane was closed during the incident but reopened at 2.15pm.


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