Photos show car engulfed in flames on I-295 in Hanover

Posted at 7:05 PM, Apr 17, 2015
and last updated 2015-04-17 19:09:36-04

I-295 car fire (SOURCE: Virginia Wilkinson )

HANOVER COUNTY, Va. — No one was injured after a car caught fire on I-295 north in Hanover County Friday evening.

Virginia State Police spokesman Sgt. Steve Vick said a Dodge sedan was fully engulfed in flames in what appeared to be an engine fire just after 5:45 p.m.

It happened just past the Meadowbridge Road exit (mile marker 40).

The fire closed the north right shoulder of the interstate and had traffic backed up about a half a mile as of 6:30 p.m.

I-295 car fire (SOURCE: Princess Nephatia of Ashland )

I-295 car fire (SOURCE: Princess Nephatia of Ashland )