Harrison County

4-year-old child injured after tree falls on vehicle

A falling tree landed on this car as it was driving west on Landon Road about noon Friday.
A falling tree landed on this car as it was driving west on Landon Road about noon Friday.

A 4-year-old child was injured Friday when a tree fell on a vehicle the child was riding in on Landon Road.

Pat Sullivan, chief of Harrison County Fire Services, said a blue vehicle was traveling westbound on Landon Road at about noon when the tree broke off and fell on top of it.

The vehicle veered off the road, and Sullivan said the child was slightly injured.

The tree caused significant damage to the vehicle, including the vehicle’s windshield.

Harrison County Fire Service, American Medical Response and the Harrison County Sheriff’s Department responded to the accident.

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