Tree falls on 7-year-old girl walking with parent in Brooklyn

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Wednesday, August 31, 2022
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A 7-year-old girl is recovering after she was struck by a falling tree in Brooklyn.

KENSINGTON, Brooklyn (WABC) -- A 7-year-old girl is recovering after she was struck by a falling tree in Brooklyn.

NewsCopter 7 was over the scene at Ocean Parkway and Webster Avenue just after 10:30 a.m. Wednesday.

Police say the girl was walking with a parent when the tree toppled over.

Members of the fire department and EMS removed the tree from on top of her.

She was taken to the hospital with a broken leg.

The tree limb has since been removed.

There is no word on what caused it to come down.

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