A car fire is causing delays on Auckland's Southwestern Motorway this morning.
Emergency services are responding to the incident on the southbound lane near the Neilson St off-ramp.
Plumes of smoke can be seen over the motorway as a result and motorists are advised of reduced visibility.
Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency reported the fire via its Twitter page just after 7.30am.
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By 8.20am, the crash site had been fully cleared of motorway lanes. However, motorists are being told: "Expect delays as congestion eases through the area."
Photos show a light-coloured car pulled up on the side of the motorway with thick white smoke billowing from its hood.
A fire truck can be seen on site, as well as several firefighters.