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THIS was the scene moments after a huge tree crashed through the windscreen of an Ilkeston couple’s car as they drove to Derby on a shopping trip.

Remarkably Charles and Hollie Horsley escaped the wreckage unhurt after the crash on Derby Road, Stanley, on Sunday morning.

Mr Horsley, 61, told the Advertiser: “I can’t help wondering about if it had been a second later, it should have been a tragedy but we’re both here to tell the tale. We feel so lucky.”

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