Man who died in fatal car fire on M11 named by police

The man has been identified as Foyzul Islam.

The man has been identified as Foyzul Islam. - Credit: Archant

A man involved in a fatal car fire on the M11 on Wednesday morning has been named.

The fire was reported near junction 12 of the southbound carriageway, just after Barton, at about 8.10am.

The driver, believed to be 43-year-old Foyzul Islam of Marlow Close, Rothwell in Northamptonshire, was pronounced dead at the scene.

The carriageway was closed from junction 14 for a number of hours.

Formal identification is yet to take place, however police investigators are satisfied the driver was Mr Islam, and his family have been made aware.

Investigations continue into the cause of the incident and no other people or vehicles were involved.