A FIRE has ripped through a car following a traffic accident in a New Forest town.

Firefighters rushed to Southampton Road in Lymington to reports of a crash.

On arrival, they found a car "well alight".

A crew from Lymington Fire Station was sent to the scene after receiving an emergency call at around 2.15am this morning.

No other vehicles were involved and no one was trapped, according to Hampshire Fire and Rescue Services.

The stop message came in at 2.35am

More to follow...