Huge tree crashes down on Portsmouth road

Tree down in Tangier Road, Portsmouth. Picture: Marcin Jedrysiak
Tree down in Tangier Road, Portsmouth. Picture: Marcin Jedrysiak

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STRONG winds caused a huge tree to come crashing down on a Portsmouth road overnight.

Police were called at 2am after someone spotted one laying in the middle of Tangier Road, Copnor.

The incident was referred to The Highways Agency, which arranged for the tree to be removed.

The road was closed off until about 6.45am while the problem was being resolved.