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Strong winds cause tree to crush car

Credit: MEN Syndication

Gusts of almost 40mph caused a tree to fall and crush two cars in Oldham in the early hours of today.

Firefighters from Hollins were called to Wellington Road shortly after 1.30am following reports of a fallen tree.

The large tree had fallen on to two cars in a driveway, causing extensive damage.

Firefighters removed some of branches, but it is anticipated a crane will be needed to lift the tree from the cars. No-one was hurt in the incident.

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