Road has to be cleared after fallen tree crashes down in Euxton

A fallen tree threatened road safety and traffic issues today after it crashed to the ground and blocked a major road.

Sunday, 21st June 2020, 1:50 pm
Updated Sunday, 21st June 2020, 2:10 pm
Wigan Road in Euxton was blocked for a time because of a fallen tree

The incident occurred on Wigan Road in Euxton this morning just after 6am.

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Police were alerted and contacted Lancashire County Council's highways department, who cleared the site.

No accidents were reported, despite the potential hazard.