Driver dies as tree falls onto his car in Storm Ciara gales in Hampshire

A DRIVER has been killed by a falling tree in Storm Ciara, police have said.

Monday, 10th February 2020, 11:18 am
Updated Monday, 10th February 2020, 5:56 pm

The 58-year-old died on Sunday on the A33 driving his Mercedes from Winchester to Micheldever at just before 4pm on Sunday.

Hampshire police said the man's next-of-kin have been informed.

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A man has died when a tree fell onto his Mercedes in Storm Ciara gales on Sunday

A spokesman said: ‘The road was closed for several hours while emergency services attended.

‘Sadly, the man was pronounced dead at the scene.

‘Anyone who witnessed the incident, or who may have dash cam footage of the Mercedes in the moments leading up to the incident, can call 101, quoting 44200050630.’