Two injured when tree falls in playground
SANTEE, Calif. — Two people were injured Saturday when a tree toppled on them in a public park, a Heartland Fire dispatcher said.
It happened at 2:33 p.m. in Big Rock Park on Arlette Street, the dispatcher said.
“A pine tree fell over in a playground, injuring two people,” the dispatcher said. “They were taken to a hospital.”
There was no information immediately available about the extent of the victims’ injuries.
Big Rock is a five-acre neighborhood park adjacent to Chet F. Harritt Elementary School that also serves as a trailhead to Mission Trails Regional Park. A large grass area features playgrounds and courts.