US Massive tree falls on people in NYC's Central Park

19:37  15 august  2017
19:37  15 august  2017 Source:   CBS News

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NEW YORK -- A tree has fallen on top of several people in Central Park , CBS New York reports. Firefighters and police responded around 10 a.m. to the park . Massive tree falls on people in NYC ' s Central Park .

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A tree has fallen on top of several people in New York's Central Park.: fallen-tree-central-park.jpg © NYPD fallen-tree-central-park.jpg

NEW YORK -- A tree has fallen on top of several people in Central Park, CBS New York reports.

Firefighters and police responded around 10 a.m. to the park. 

The tree blocked a roadway in the park, prompting police to shut down the area to pedestrians, vehicles and bicycles until further notice.

According to police, a woman and three children sustained injuries in the crash. The extent of their wounds remains unknown at this time.

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Russell Fredericks, Director of Horticulture at The Central Park Conservancy, worked with SavATree to identify the area of the park in need of professional tree care on this scale.

A photo posted on Twitter shows a group of Good Samaritans rescuing the victims from underneath the tree.

The Parks Department is sending crews to inspect and remove the tree.

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