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100ft tree crashes into house and crushes cars

Police say it's a miracle no one was killed when a huge tree fell across a busy road in Southampton during this morning's rush hour and onto the roof of a house.

The 100 foot pine tree crashed across Cobden Avenue in Bitterne just before 8am and onto two cars parked in a driveway- one of them a brand new Mercedes.

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TRAVEL: ROAD CLOSURE - Fallen tree - crushed cars - Southampton

Cobden Avenue in Southampton is closed in both directions. There is heavy traffic because of a large tree which has fallen and crushed at least two cars between Midanbury Lane and Cobbett Road. The road could stay closed for much of the day.

Cobden Avenue is set to be closed for much of the day

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