Fallen tree blocks A606 between Barnsdale and Hambleton

A fallen tree on the A606 between Barnsdale and Hambleton. Photo: @RutlandPolice EMN-150807-174628001
A fallen tree on the A606 between Barnsdale and Hambleton. Photo: @RutlandPolice EMN-150807-174628001

Drivers were delayed by a fallen tree in Rutland this afternoon.

The large willow tree fell in high winds on the A606 between Barnsdale and Hambleton at about 4.30pm today (Wednesday).

Police were called and the tree was cut up and removed by 5.30pm, but the road was closed for about an hour.