A road has been blocked in Hexham.

Around 4 pm, a tree fell on the road of Allendale road just after causey hill and has now caused the road to be blocked in both directions.

Luckily no one was injured when it fell.

A resident of Allendale, Sarah Louise Richardson, saw what happened.

She said: "I was walking along the road with my kids on our way home from school. There was a loud creaking sound and it just fell."

Police are now attending the scene.

Updates to follow