Massive Tree Falls on Several People in Central Park

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.

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.