Tree crashes down on Kempsey car yard

Gale-force winds have caused a large tree to crash down on top of a car yard in Smith Street, Kempsey.

The large tree has uprooted and damaged cars at McAllister Autos.

Owner of McAllister Autos, Ian McAllister said he has had concerns about the tree for some time now, however is pleased that no one was hurt in the incident.

“It’s no ones fault and I’m confident that it will be taken care of. I’m just happy that no one was under it when it went down,” Mr McAllister told the Argus.

Wind speeds have reached around 45 kilometers in Kempsey today.