A MOTORIST had a lucky escape when his car caught fire after a motorway crash at Wigan.
The unnamed man, was driving his Vauxhall Astra down the M6 early on Monday when it collided with another car.
The Astra swerved out of control and ended up on the hard shoulder, pointing back up the carriageway.
Smoke began pouring from the engine and the shaken driver scrambled to safety only to watch his vehicle go up in smoke.
FULL STORY IN THE WIGAN EVENING POST (TUESDAY) ...