December 11, 2019 10.23 am This story is over 47 months old

Man seriously injured after tree falls onto car near Spalding

He was taken to hospital

A man in his 50s was seriously injured after a tree fell and crushed his car in a village near Spalding on Tuesday evening.

Lincolnshire Police were called at 6.21pm on Tuesday, December 11 to a report of a tree falling on a black Audi Q5 on the A151 High Road at Weston, Spalding.

A tree fell onto a black Audi Q5. Photo: Lincolnshire Police

Police said the male driver was taken to hospital with serious injuries.

The road was blocked for some time before being reopened by highways.

A man was taken to hospital. Photo: Lincolnshire Police

It happened on the A151 High Road at Weston, Spalding. Photo: Lincolnshire Police

James Perring, Lincolnshire Police Rural & Wildlife Crime Officer, tweeted later in the evening to say the “the boys from Green cuts are doing a stirling job in clearing the road following this fallen tree” and added that there was no update on the man’s condition.