Tree falls onto Eastbourne street

A tree has fallen onto a street in Eastbourne.

Thursday, 21st October 2021, 9:09 am
Updated Thursday, 21st October 2021, 4:22 pm

A tree has fallen onto a street in Eastbourne.

The tree was found by police in The Goffs by the junction with High Street and Moatcroft Road late last night (Wednesday, October 20).

A Sussex Police spokesperson said, “An officer found a fallen tree while on patrol in Eastbourne at 11.30pm on Wednesday, October 20.

The fallen tree by The Goffs in Eastbourne. Picture from Dan Jessup SUS-211021-070501001

“The East Sussex County Council highways team were informed.”

An East Sussex Highways spokesman said, “We were called out to a fallen tree which blocked the junction of Moatcroft Road and The Goffs.

“Our contractors had cleared the obstruction by around 5am and made a wall on private land, damaged by the tree, safe using barriers.

“The owner of the wall has been alerted to the damage.”

The fallen tree by The Goffs in Eastbourne. Picture from Dan Jessup SUS-211021-070345001
The fallen tree by The Goffs in Eastbourne. Picture from Dan Jessup SUS-211021-070259001
The fallen tree by The Goffs in Eastbourne. Picture from Dan Jessup SUS-211021-081541001