Floral tribute left for man killed by falling tree during Storm Arwen

A floral tribute has been left for a man from Lancaster who died after being struck by falling tree.

The incident took place on Vicarage Road, in Ambleside, at around 11pm on Friday (November 26).

Emergency services were called to reports of a tree falling on to a man.

Fire, search and rescue, ambulance and Cumbria Police attended the scene.

READ MORE: Blackpool ice rink re-opening date confirmed after Storm Arwen causes damage

The man, from Lancaster, died at the scene.

This morning, members of the public were asked to avoid the area as the tree is still dangerous.

A police cordon remains around the huge three, which is still lying on the ground.

A bunch of flowers have been left on the trunk in tribute to the man who tragically died.

A bunch of flowers have been left on the trunk in tribute to the man who tragically died
A bunch of flowers have been left on the trunk in tribute to the man who tragically died
(Image: Stuart Walker/LancsLive)

A spokesperson for Cumbria Police said: “Police and partner agencies are in attendance to a serious incident on Vicarage Road, Ambleside. The incident involved a tree falling on to a man.

“Police were called to the scene at 11pm yesterday (26th Nov).

“Emergency services including Fire, Search and Rescue, Ambulance and Police attended the scene.

“The man who was from Lancaster sadly died at the scene.

“Police and partner agencies are attending the scene as the tree remains dangerous and the public is asked to avoid the area until the tree has been made safe.”

To keep updated, follow CumbriaLive on Facebook or on Twitter @CumbriaLive

Have you got news for us? Contact our newsdesk on lancslive@reachplc.com

Get all the latest news and what’s on stories sent to your inbox with the CumbriaLive newsletter here.

Lancs Live – Cumbria