Tree narrowly misses car in Mill Creek Park

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (WKBN) — A woman is lucky after a large tree narrowly missed falling on her car as she was driving in Mill Creek MetroParks on Thursday morning.

A MetroParks spokeswoman said a large tree fell about 7:45 a.m. as the woman was driving on Memorial Hill Drive near Lake Glacier. The large tree fell behind the woman’s car, but brought down a smaller tree and several power lines with it.

The woman ran over the small tree and some of the branches fell onto her car, doing minimal damage.

When the MetroParks officer arrived, he saw the downed wires and immediately called Ohio Edison. Once it was deemed safe, the branches were removed from the small tree and the woman continued her drive to work, the park spokeswoman said.

WKBN 27 First News provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. No links will be permitted. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s