A ROAD near Broadway had to be closed for more than an hour today after a tree fell across the road.

The A44 at Fish Hill was closed by police after the tree fell causing heavy delays.

To make matters worse, a lorry tried to turn round in the road and got stuck.

Gloucestershire Police tweeted: "Weather warning - high winds.

"We are getting a lot of fallen trees today so please take care.

"Most have now been cleared but there will be more falling down.

"We had to close the A44 at Fish Hill for over an hour. A lorry decided to turn around and got stuck making matters worse."