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Lands End Way in Oakham closed after tree branch falls on car and blocks road

A large tree branch has fallen on a woman's car and and closed a busy town road.

The incident happened outside Lidl in Lands End Way, Oakham during this afternoon's stormy weather. Traffic had to be diverted while the debris was cleared by Rutland County Council Highways and tree surgeons from George Walker Tree Care.

Police said the woman whose car was under the fallen branch was not injured and she was taken home by an Oakham police officer.

These images taken at the scene show the size of the branch.

Weather cancels part of town festival this weekend.

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