Fallen Tree Traps Woman In Vehicle

CHICAGO (STMW) – A large tree fell on a vehicle, trapping a person inside Sunday afternoon in the North Side Sauganash neighborhood.

Emergency crews were called at 12:43 p.m. to the 6000 block of North Kostner Avenue after a large tree fell on a vehicle, trapping a person inside, according to police News Affairs Officer John Mirabelli.

A paramedic team was called to the scene but no one was transported, Fire Media Affairs spokeswoman Meg Ahlheim said.

The city’s Dept. of Forestry was also called to the scene, Ahlheim said.

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