Van driver has lucky escape after tree smashes front of vehicle

The van after it was smashed by a tree in Elveden, north Suffolk

The van after it was smashed by a tree in Elveden, north Suffolk - Credit: Suffolk police

A van driver was left uninjured after strong winds from Storm Eunice saw a tree smash their vehicle in Elveden.

Mildenhall police shared a picture of the wrecked Citroen on the B1106 in the west Suffolk village.

Police said: "This lucky driver walked away uninjured after a tree fell on his vehicle.

"We are continuing to battle the elements to keep the roads open. Thank you for all your help and support."

Trees have fallen across Suffolk in Storm Eunice, with winds of more than 70mph battering the county.

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