Man and woman taken to hospital after tree falls on car in Churchlands

Emergency services work to save a man and woman from a car crushed by a fallen tree. Picture: Martin Kennealey.
Emergency services work to save a man and woman from a car crushed by a fallen tree. Picture: Martin Kennealey.

A MAN and woman in their 70s have been taken to hospital after a big gum tree fell on a car in Pearson Street in Churchlands this morning.

Community News photographer Martin Kennealey was on the scene and captured dramatic photographs of emergency service workers freeing the man.

Emergency services work to save a man and woman from a car crushed by a fallen tree. Picture: Martin Kennealey.

A St John Ambulance spokeswoman said two people had been taken to hospital under priority road conditions..

Pearson Street is closed in both directions and drivers should avoid the area.

Emergency services work to save a man and woman from a car crushed by a fallen tree. Picture: Martin Kennealey.

 


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