A FALLEN tree has closed a road in both directions. 

The tree fell near to the Heckford Angel pub, in Maldon Road, near to Colchester Zoo. 

It was first reported at 6.10pm this evening. 

Motorists are being encouraged to avoid the area and find an alternative route. 

A second has blocked Bypass Road, in St Osyth.

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