A car burst into flames on a motorway causing major delays. 

A car, beleived to be a Fiat Punto, caught fire on the A27 Shoreham bypass and is causing major delays on the westbound route.

Sussex Police and West Sussex Fire and Rescue both attended the scene and the road is now blocked both ways while the car sits next to the central reservation.

The Shoreham bypass is now blocked between the Steyning Road junction and Coombes Road.