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Eduardo Baena

Tourist Critically Injured After Tree Limb Falls On Her In Washington Square Park

May 21, 2019 - 11:05 am

NEW YORK (WCBS 880) — A tourist is critically injured after a large tree limb fell on her in Washington Square Park.

The Virginia woman was walking with her teenage son when a 30-foot branch broke off a tree and crashed down on her around 9 p.m. Monday night.

The 55-year-old woman was rushed to Bellevue Hospital..

Her son was not hurt.

The Parks Department said they would inspect the tree’s condition first thing today.