Cars damaged after massive tree falls in Welwyn Garden City

PUBLISHED: 09:52 05 October 2017 | UPDATED: 14:18 05 October 2017

Massive tree falls on cars in Howicks Green, Welwyn Garden City. Picture credit: Chloe Dillury.

Massive tree falls on cars in Howicks Green, Welwyn Garden City. Picture credit: Chloe Dillury.

Chloe Dillury

This morning’s strong winds have caused a large tree to fall and significantly damage cars in Welwyn Garden City.

Massive tree falls on cars in Howicks Green, Welwyn Garden City. Picture credit: Chloe Dillury. Massive tree falls on cars in Howicks Green, Welwyn Garden City. Picture credit: Chloe Dillury.

Police were called at 8.05am to reports that a large tree had fallen in Howicks Green.

A police spokeswoman said: “The tree is completely blocking the road and cars have been damaged.

“One car was struck on its windscreen and bonnet.”

The road has been closed and police remain on the scene.

The scene at Howicks Green where a large tree has fallen, damaging three or four cars. Picture: Danny Loo The scene at Howicks Green where a large tree has fallen, damaging three or four cars. Picture: Danny Loo

Welwyn Hatfield Council and Herts Highways have been made aware of the issue.

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