A man has died after a tree fell on his car in high winds this morning.

Police were called to Lower High Street at 6.50am after a tree collapsed on a red Peugeot 307.

A man in his 50s, from Harrow, who was driving, died at the scene.

A Watford ambulance crew, response car and duty manager attended the scene with doctor David Gaunt from Watford General Hospital.

Gary Sanderson, ambulance spokesman, said: “First and foremost our thoughts are with the man’s family at this tragic time.”

The road is still closed.