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Shepherd's Bush car fire: Recap after lane closed near Westfield shopping centre causing delays

One lane is closed near the shopping centre

A car fire has broken out closing a lane in Shepherd's Bush just before rush hour.

The incident happened around 15.55pm on the A3220 Southbound near Westfield shopping centre.

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Traffic returned to normal

Traffic has returned to normal now so we’re wrapping this live blog up. Thanks for joining us this afternoon.

Full report

We’ve got a write-up of this afternoon’s incident here.

All lanes re-opened

The burnt-out car has been left on the hatched markings prior to Holland Park Roundabout and all lanes have been re-opened.

Traffic building

There is now heavy traffic due to the earlier car fire on A3220 West Cross Route Southbound between Ariel Way (Westfield) and A402 Shepherd’s Bush Green / A4020 Uxbridge Road (Holland Park Roundabout).

First video from the scene


Good afternoon everyone

We’re hearing there’s a car fire on the A3220 Southbound near Westfield shopping centre. More as we get it throughout this afternoon.

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