Man injured after branch pierces van windscreen

A TREE branch has fallen through the windscreen of a van in Suffolk injuring the diver.

The incident happened in Bury Road, Newmarket at around 10am.

A spokeswoman for Suffolk police said a large branch from the tree knocked a lamp post over and then piercing the windscreen of the VW van.

The male driver, believed to be in his 60s, suffered what paramedics have described as minor head injuries.

He was taken to the West Suffolk Hospital.

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The road is currently still closed while the tree is removed.

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