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Warning issued after tree blocks busy rush hour road

PUBLISHED: 22:16 14 January 2020 | UPDATED: 06:44 15 January 2020

A tree has blocked the A146 near Yelverton. Picture: Norfolk Constabulary

A tree has blocked the A146 near Yelverton. Picture: Norfolk Constabulary

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Drivers have been warned about a fallen tree which is causing problems for commuters.

A road was closed for four hours after a fallen tree completely blocked the route.

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Police urged drivers to avoid the A146 near Yelverton after a fallen tree completely blocked the road this evening (Tuesday, November 14).

The closure caused long rush hour delays.

An Urban Search and Rescue team from Norfolk fire was sent to the scene at around 5 pm to assist officers.

The tree was removed and the road reopened at around 10 pm.


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