STORM ERIK: Blown over tree 'hits parked car' and blocks road in Leyland

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Motorists travelling through Leyland this morning experienced delays due to a tree blocking a town road.

Delays were experienced in Dalehead Road close to Runshaw College around 7.15am.

The tree in the road (Photo: Cheryl Lewis)

The tree in the road (Photo: Cheryl Lewis)

Passerby Cheryl Lewis said: "I think I was the first person to report it to the police.

"They told me that they’d send someone out to it, but I haven’t driven past since so I don’t know what time it was cleared."

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Cheryl added that the tree had also hit a parked car.