Lucky escape after branch smashes into car

Fallen branch on D'Urton Lane, Broughton
Fallen branch on D'Urton Lane, Broughton
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A woman had a lucky escape after a large tree branch crashed into her car.

The woman was driving along D’Urton Lane, Broughton just before 5pm on Friday afternoon when a branch fell and shattered her car windscreen.

Fortunately Lancashire Police said the woman was not injured.

A police spokesman said: “At 5.20pm we had a call from the ambulance service saying a fallen branch was blocking the road.

“There wasn’t any injuries but the road itself was blocked ad it had to be closed for a short time.

“The road was re-opened at 6.35pm.”

Do you know the lucky woman? If so call: 01772 838162.