A MOTORIST had a lucky escape near Wedmore last night when their car was struck by a tree blown over by the strong winds.
The driver was unhurt but the car was badly damaged.
The incident happened on the B3151 at Cocklake around 9.45pm.
Police were called to the scene and the road was blocked for a time.
The incident came as heavy rain and gusty winds battered the region amid a Met Office warning.