Fallen tree blocks road in Welwyn Garden City

The fallen tree in Black Fan Road, WGC

The fallen tree in Black Fan Road, WGC - Credit: Archant

A tree blew over and blocked a road in Welwyn Garden City.

The fallen tree in Black Fan Road, WGC

The fallen tree in Black Fan Road, WGC - Credit: Archant

The tree collapsed in Black Fan Road, in Panshanger, as high winds battered the area. Police closed the road near to Morrisons in both directions last night (Wednesday).

A police spokeswoman told the Welwyn Hatfield Times: “We were called at 5.20pm to a tree across the road, which was blocking the road.

“Our roads policing officers managed to cut the tree up.

“Highways were then contacted to remove it.”


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The tree was on the grass verge and pavement this morning.

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