Long Island teenager injured when tree limb falls on him

ByEyewitness News WABC logo
Wednesday, May 3, 2017
wabc-Courtesy: John Scalesi

NORTH MERRICK, Long Island (WABC) -- A scary situation unfolded on Long Island on Tuesday night when a large tree limb fell on top of a teenage boy.

It happened just after 6:30 p.m. near Third Avenue and Central Avenue in North Merrick.

The teenager was treated at the scene and his injuries are not considered to be life-threatening.

Police believe that high winds may have caused the branch to come down.