South East Wales

Cardiff driver escapes tree falling on car

The car with a large tree branch on it Image copyright Alastair Milburn
Image caption The driver was uninjured despite the heavy branch falling on his car

A driver has had a lucky escape after a large tree branch fell on his car as he was driving on a main road in Cardiff.

Pictures posted on Twitter by passers-by show the branch resting on the estate car in Merthyr Road, Whitchurch.

The driver, who was the only person in the car, was uninjured after the incident at about 19:00 BST on Thursday.

South Wales Police said the road was blocked for a time until highways officials were able to remove the tree.

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