Tree collapses on car, leaves 1 person with serious injuries in North Carolina

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CHARLOTTE, N.C. (FOX 46) – A driver was seriously injured after a tree collapsed on their vehicle, trapping them inside, CMPD says.

At approximately 8 p.m., officers responded to a tree falling on an SUV with the driver inside at Sharon Road and S. Wendover Road.

The driver was impaled in the chest by parts of the tree and was safely removed from the vehicle within 10 minutes. They were transported by medic to the hospital for serious injuries.

Sharon Road is currently blocked off.

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