Tree Crushes Vehicle in Mill Street Parking Lot
Dramatic photos of a tree that crushed a vehicle in the Mill St Parking lot were posted Monday evening.
The images posted by Elwood Dougherty, shortly after the incident. Thankfully no one was seriously injured.
Borough Fire officials said they were not dispatched for the tree fall incident. Images do show Borough Police on scene.
A commenter under the image posting, said she heard the “whoosh” of the wind, followed by debris flying towards her causing an abrasion on her arm.
The tree which was ripped from the median it was rooted is in the middle of the parking lot out of range path walkers in Bristol Lions Park and the Canal Path.
A severe thunderstorm watch was issued earlier Monday by the National Weather Service .
The watch called for gusts up to 70 mph with hail.
“Damaging wind gusts will be the primary threat, with large hail and isolated tornadoes also possible. The most likely time for severe weather will be from 1 to 8 PM” the service said.