UPDATE: A47 closed in Peterborough due to serious car fire
The A47 Soke Parkway in Peterborough is closed this evening due to a serious car fire.
Emergency services have closed the road eastbound between junction 17 for Bretton Way and Gresley Way and junction 19, Fulbridge Road.
There is no access onto the road at junction 18, Bourges Boulevard.
A Ford Focus caught fire at just before 5pm.
Police and fire crews are on the scene.
Traffic is stationary back to the Nene Parkway junction and onto the parkway itself as a result.