Motorist killed by falling tree near Ascot Racecourse
- 5 October 2012
- From the section Berkshire
A man died when a falling tree hit the car he was driving near Ascot Racecourse in Berkshire.
The tree fell onto the A332 Windsor Road, hitting two cars, a Ford Mondeo and a Mini, at about 14:45 BST.
The driver of the Mondeo, a 64-year-old man from Sheffield, was taken to hospital, where he was pronounced dead.
His front seat passenger, a woman, is receiving hospital treatment for her injuries, which are not believed to be serious, Thames Valley Police said.
A woman from the Mini was taken to Frimley Park Hospital in Surrey. Her condition is not believed to be life threatening.
A number of roads in the area are closed including the Windsor Road junction with Winkfield Road, and the junction with the Peanut roundabout.