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Woman and boy injured by falling tree

Fallen tree on vehicle
Image caption A woman and child suffered minor injuries in the incident

A woman and a 10-year-old boy have been taken to hospital after a tree fell on their vehicle in Hertfordshire.

Emergency services were called to the incident in Shenley at about 07:50 GMT.

The woman and the boy, who were travelling in a red Vauxhall Vectra, suffered minor injuries, the East of England Ambulance Service said.

They were both taken to Barnet General Hospital for treatment. Elsewhere, a fallen tree caused disruption in Harpenden Road in St Albans.

The London Midland train service was temporarily suspended between Watford Junction and St Albans Abbey after a tree fell on to the line at How Wood.

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