Thursday, July 19, 2012

M40 Crash: Woman driver in her sixties burns to death after Porsche crashed into the back of her car after she broke down in middle lan

A woman burned to death in front of horrified motorists after her broken-down car was struck by a Porsche 4x4 on the motorway.

The victim's Nissan Almera was catapulted 150ft along the M40 and then burst into flames.

Scores of witnesses watched helplessly as the driver, believed to have been in her sixties, was engulfed by the fire.

One onlooker said: 'The car was just a blackened wreck, and it would have been hard to survive that.

'It was a scene of devastation and it's just sad to know someone lost their life.'

Another wrote on Twitter: 'Big big accident on the M40 back to London. Fatal someone got burned alive.' Read More