mum tells of 'close escape' as tree falls in front of her
Burnham-On-Sea walker and her young son had a narrow escape after
this small tree narrowly missed them when it was blown down during
Thursday's high winds.
Bale was walking along the path that runs from the Frank Foley Parkway
to Ben Travers Way when the tree came down at the height of the
gales, caused by Storm Doris.
heard the branch of the tree crack as we approached it and the tree
quickly collapsed across the pathway in front of us - just moments
before we'd have been next to it," she said.
was only a small tree but it would have hurt us if it had come down
on us - it was a close thing."
gusting to 60mph swept through the Burnham-On-Sea and Highbridge
area on Thursday.