One injured as 15ft branch crashes down in packed Brighton park

Posted On 12 Sep 2015 at 4:28 pm

One person was injured after a 15ft branch came crashing down in a packed Brighton park this afternoon (Saturday 12 September).

Fallen branch at The Level 1The branch dropped without warning by a path through The Level and the emergency services were called to arrange to make sure the tree was safe.

Paramedics from the South East Coast Ambulance Service treated one person at the scene. They were not thought to have been badly hurt.

East Sussex Fire and Rescue Service firefighters from Preston Circus turned out and cordoned off the tree shortly after 3.30pm and contacted tree experts from Brighton and Hove City Council.

Officers from Sussex Police also attended.

One person in the park said: “It happened completely out of the blue. It was lucky no one was seriously hurt.”

Fallen branch at The Level 2

  1. Rostrum Reply

    “The Park” looks like The Level !!

  2. JIM MANNING Reply

    ……and that looks like the PALINDROME
    in the background.

  3. Jandrews Reply

    Council only care about inside the park & not the pathway round the edge out side! The path floods badly & the grass has only just been cut this week first time this year! & all the trees need looking at as had a branch fall on my car parked beside it as I live in The Old Collage House opposite & now see the branches have been left for someone to pick up to throw around!!

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