Burnley joy-ride suspects crash car

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SUSPECTED joy-riders dumped a burning car after it crashed in Burnley this morning.

The Vauxhall Vectra smashed into railings along Princess Way when it burst into flames at 6-55am.

Fire crews were called out to tackle the blaze and found that the driver had fled the scene.

Police believe the vehicle had been spotted driving at speed through speed cameras around the town.

An investigation has been launched into the incident.