Falling tree smashes van’s windscreen in West Hoathly

Mid Sussex Police helped a driver after a tree fell onto a van in West Hoathly and smashed the windscreen on Friday (May 14).

Friday, 14th May 2021, 2:56 pm
Updated Friday, 14th May 2021, 4:41 pm

Police said the incident happened at 11.30am and that the tree had blocked the road in Highbrook Lane, causing a build up of traffic.

Inspector Darren Taylor said: “Not the sort of thing you expect when driving down a lane in West Hoathly today.

“Thankfully just a smashed windscreen and no injuries to the driver.”

Police helped a driver after a tree fell on a van.

Mid Sussex Police have confirmed that Highbrook Lane is now clear and open.