Traffic diverted as road blocked by fallen tree

A fallen tree is blocking Yarmouth Road, just outside Ufford Park Hotel in Melton Picture: GOOGLE MA

A fallen tree is blocking Yarmouth Road, just outside Ufford Park Hotel in Melton Picture: GOOGLE MAPS - Credit: GOOGLE MAPS

A road in Melton is blocked both ways after a tree fell across the carriageway.

Police were called at 6.38pm this evening with reports of a fallen tree on Yarmouth Road (B1438), just outside Ufford Park Hotel in Melton.

Drivers are being asked to avoid the area as the road is completely blocked in both directions.

A police spokeswoman said the tree was too big to be moved by officers, and Suffolk County Council had been alerted to the incident at 6.45pm.


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