Lucky escape as trees blown down in Meadows

A tree on the Meadows that fell just missing a car. Picture: Grant Macnamara
A tree on the Meadows that fell just missing a car. Picture: Grant Macnamara
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A MOTORIST has had a lucky escape after a tree brought down by a guest of wind fell on their car in the Meadows.

The tree came down shortly before 4pm today and it is understood while the driver was not seriously injured, an ambulance was called to the scene. Melville Drive was temporarily blocked off while firefighters helped police remove the fallen tree.

In another incident a tree came down at the Buccleuch Street junction narrowly missing vehicles.