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Taxi driver hit by fallen tree following high winds around the UK

10 Aug 2019


A taxi driver in London had a near miss following the high winds and thunder storms hitting the UK today.

The black cab driver was struck by a fallen tree in Russell Square today. Ambulance and fire crews were called to the scene, which saw roads in the area shut.

According to reports no one was injured.

Yellow warnings for strong winds across most of England and Wales, have been forecasted by the Met Office.

One witness at the central London location said “On our nice stroll around Bloomsbury and the wind has blown this tree down across the road in the Russell Square! Hope nobody was hurt! #ukstorm” 

Images: @anguswyatt (Twitter)

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