August 2 2014 Latest news:
Friday, February 14, 2014
The large tree is said to be ‘passable with care’ at Aller Cross.
Update 5.25pm: The incident has now been cleared.
THE high winds have caused a large fir tree to fall in the North Devon Link Road at Aller Cross this afternoon (Friday).
Hugh Griffin, of Devon County Council’s highways operations control centre, tweeted at 3.40pm: “A361 Aller Cross, Barnstaple direction fallen tree passable with care #devonroads.”
Police confirmed officers and Highways were on route to the scene two-and-a-half miles west of South Molton.
Motorists are being urged to take care on the roads with weather warnings still in place until tomorrow.
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