Huge tree falls on Leeds Carnival visitor's BMW

The owner of a BMW got a shock when they returned to their car after Leeds Carnival - to find it had nearly been crushed by a fallen tree.

Tuesday, 28th August 2018, 12:16 pm
Updated Tuesday, 28th August 2018, 12:26 pm

The vehicle was one of several parked along Gledhow Valley Road during the Bank Holiday Monday parade in nearby Harehills and Chapeltown.

The road bisects Gledhow Valley Woods and a large number of mature trees overhang it.

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Nobody was hurt in the incident, and police supervised traffic while debris were cleared.

The parade itself was delayed while police arranged for a car that was illegally parked on Harehills Avenue to be towed away to prevent it blocking the route.

Photos by Adam Bowler.