Car crushed as falling tree narrowly misses homes
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Homeowners had a lucky escape after a tree flattened during Storm Freya narrowly missed their properties this evening (Sunday).
A car was ‘crushed’ in Locking Parklands by the tree falling, according to a firefighter at the incident.
Farnborough Road has been cordoned off with emergency services at the scene.
No-one was injured, the Mercury understands.
The tree lines strewn across the road, with debris yards away from people’s front doors.
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Winds of up to 80mph are forecast overnight with Storm Freya predicted to batter the South West.
The Met Office has issued a weather warning amid concerns over ‘dangerous’ conditions.
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The warning, which came into effect this afternoon, is due to expire at 6am tomorrow (Monday) morning.
Coastal areas are expected to witness the worst of the conditions.