Car fire blocks lane on Auckland's southwestern motorway, delays expected

Motorists have been advised to expect delays following a car fire on Auckland's southwestern motorway this morning.

The car was found just off the motorway, where State Highway 1 connected with State Highway 20, near Manukau's Lambie Drive, police say.

No one was found in the vehicle and it is unclear at this stage how the fire began.

Motorists have been requested to take alternative routes where possible.

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Video shows fire crews battling the early morning blaze. Source: Breakfast