A British motorist is warning tourists to avoid Calais after migrants wielding chainsaws smashed up his Mercedes and hurled petrol bombs in the road.

Rhys Williams, 53, was approaching the French port in the early hours when migrants from the sprawling jungle camp smashed his windows, causing up to £3,000 of damage.

They ran onto the road brandishing chainsaws and throwing Molotov cocktails at the police and passing traffic in scenes that he said ‘resembled a war zone’.

The attack is the latest in a string of incidents where migrants have attacked cars in a bid to block roads so they can access lorries bound for the UK.

Mr Williams, an operations manager for the Road Haulage Association, was left covered in glass after his front and back door windows were shattered.

Mr Williams said: ‘I was on the pitch black approach road to the port at about 1am in the morning when there was an almighty bang to the side of my car.

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