Dashcam footage has emerged of the moment a falling tree narrowly
Across the UK, high-winds battered most parts of the country over the weekend with falling trees and other debris causing havoc on the roads.
But one police officer narrowly missed being crushed by a tree as it came crashing into the road only seconds in front of him.
Sgt Richard Hobbs, acting Sergeant with Sussex Polices’ Road Policing Unit said:
‘Footage taken earlier from an RPU unit on patrol on the A267 in Sussex.
‘A few second later and it could have been a very different story.
‘The officers with some fantastic members of the public had the tree chopped up and the road open in no time!’
Widespread disruption was caused by the high-winds with smaller roads being shut for some time whilst arrangements were made for obstacles which had fallen i
The storms come just a few weeks after temperatures peaked in February to 22 degrees celsius in some parts of the UK.
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