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Schoolboy 'lucky to survive' after tree fell on him

Credit: ITV West Country

A teenager has been injured on his way home from school after a tree fell on to him.

Credit: ITV West Country
Credit: ITV West Country

The tree was lifted out of the ground by strong winds, falling onto the A4 in Bristol and blocking traffic.

Credit: ITV West Country

The pupil was treated by paramedics on the scene for minor injuries. Eyewitnesses say he was lucky to survive.

Our weather presenter Alex Beresford was at the scene:

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