A Land Rover burst into flames while being delivered to a Bradford motor dealer and was burned out.

The Discovery model was apparently being driven from an auction site where it had been sold to a city dealership when flames emerged from under the bonnet as it was being driven in Rooley Lane at about 2pm yesterday.

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The driver managed to get out of the vehicle unharmed but flames spread quickly and the silver car was burned out.

Firefighters from the Odsal station tackled the fire, which is believed to have been caused by an engine fault.

The incident caused traffic congestion as firefighters worked. The driver was said to be shocked by the incident, but unharmed.