Child Injured When Tree Falls

Bill Pearse
August 07, 2018 - 8:45 pm

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(HARTFORD,Conn./WTIC Radio) - Hartford  Police responded to Goodwin Park  Tuesday  on the report of a child injured by a fallen tree.

Police say  a group of children were playing  on the basketball courts  when they heard a loud snapping sound   coming from one of the trees next to the courts.When they looked , the tree was falling toward them.The children fled, but an 11 year old was struck.

The victim was taken to Connecticut Children's Medical Center and is listed in stable condition.