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Chain reaction: Driver pulls over to chop up tree blocking busy road

PUBLISHED: 14:27 09 March 2019 | UPDATED: 14:31 09 March 2019

Police have thanked a driver who used his chainsaw to remove a tree from the A12 at Wrentham. Picture: Norfolk and Suffolk Roads and Armed Policing Team

Police have thanked a driver who used his chainsaw to remove a tree from the A12 at Wrentham. Picture: Norfolk and Suffolk Roads and Armed Policing Team

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Police have thanked a member of the public who stopped to help remove a fallen tree from the road.

Officers received a report earlier this morning that a tree had fallen onto the A12 at Wrentham, obstructing part of the road.

Having arrived at the scene, police blocked off one of the carriageways.

Police have thanked a driver who used his chainsaw to remove a tree from the A12 at Wrentham. Picture: Norfolk and Suffolk Roads and Armed Policing TeamPolice have thanked a driver who used his chainsaw to remove a tree from the A12 at Wrentham. Picture: Norfolk and Suffolk Roads and Armed Policing Team

Fortunately a member of the public stopped at the roadside and was on hand to save the day, taking a chainsaw to the tree and helping to remove remaining debris.

Calling it a “random act of kindness”, Norfolk and Suffolk Roads and Armed Policing Team tweeted: “East team would like to thank the member of public who stopped to make good use of his chainsaw.”

With the tree cleared, the road was subsequently reopened.

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