Road re-opened after fallen tree hits power cable

The cable came down in Upper Road, Little Cornard, near Sudbury Picture: GOOGLE MAPS

The cable came down in Upper Road, Little Cornard, near Sudbury Picture: GOOGLE MAPS - Credit: Archant

A road has been re-opened in west Suffolk after a fallen tree caught a live power cable.

Police were called to the incident in Upper Road, Little Cornard, near Sudbury, at 10.20am.

It is said that a tree had fallen which caught an overhead cable, prompting safety fears.

A spokeswoman for Suffolk police said officers were awaiting the arrival of UK Power Networks to make the scene safe.

A spokesman for UK Power Networks, who are in charge of the network, said: “UK Power Networks engineers worked as quickly and safely as possible to trim a fallen tree where it was leaning on an overhead line in Little Cornard.


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“No customers lost power as a result of this incident and the work was completed by 1.30pm.”

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