Fallen tree blocking main road out of Stroud

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A fallen tree is currently blocking a busy route between Stroud and Gloucester.

The A4173 is currently closed in both directions at Sevenleaze Lane near Edge.

Witnesses says that the tree was brought down in the early hours of this morning as the area was hit by strong winds during storm Freya.

Reports suggest that the area was hit by gusts of between 55mph and 65mph, although coastal regions recroded wind speeds of up to 80mph.

Tree surgeons are currently on the scene assessing the situation.

Although traffic is coping well, drivers are advised to check their route before they travel.

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