Huge Tree Branch Falls Into Oncoming Traffic

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Police say a large tree branch broke off and feel across Highway 72 in Tuscumbia near Willingham Road, into oncoming traffic.

According to officers, a motorcyclist tried to avoid the branch, but lost control and slid into the tree.

The motorcyclist was air lifted to a hospital but officers on the scene say he was alert and talking.

Crews used chainsaws to cut the tree up and a bull dozer pushed the tree off the road.

West bound traffic was diverted for nearly an hour as crews cleaned up the street.