We're as stumped as you are! Residents are left baffled after council plants a TREE in the middle of a road
The local council planted the tree on Mater Street in Collingwood, Melbourne, two years ago. The idea was to make the roads safer by forcing cars to slow down as they swerve around it. © Provided by Associated Newspapers LimitedBut now locals are concerned the tree is growing too big and could become a hazard. Resident Rose Bartram said she was worried about the tree causing crashes.'For now the tree is small enough that it's not too bad, but what happens when it grows?,' she told the Herald Sun.'If a driver loses their concentration for even a second they could crash.
Killed by tree . THESE are the first pictures of a tragic mum and her teen daughter who died when their car was crushed by a tree in Gloucestershire.
Mum & daughter killed . Drivers have now been asked to find an alternative route with a police cordon currently in place. A spokesperson for Gloucestershire County Council Highways department said “We are shocked and saddened by this awful accident. “We send our sincerest condolences to
Two people who died after a tree fell on a car in the Cotswolds were a mother and daughter from a local town.
Police said Elaine Reason, 56, and 16-year-old Grace were killed in the incident on the B4077 near Winchcombe, where they lived, on Thursday night.
Their family have released a statement saying the pair "will remain with us and others forever".
"It is with great sadness that we have lost two amazing family members," they said.
"Elaine and Grace have been tragically taken away from us far too early. They have touched many hearts and will remain with us and others forever.
"We are still struggling to come to terms with the tragedy and would ask that our family are given the time and space we need to grieve."
The tribute was released via Gloucestershire Police, who added: "Our thoughts are with Elaine and Grace's family and friends at this difficult time."
Northern Territory community closed after five residents killed in horrific rollover .
The Gunbalanya Community is closed after five residents were killed in a horrific rollover in Kakadu National Park.The men, aged between 20 and 33, were driving west on the Arnhem Highway towards Darwin before 10am when their Toyota Orion drifted to the left of the road.