Child hit by falling tree near Elyria school, hospitalized - Cleveland 19 News Cleveland, OH

Child hit by falling tree near Elyria school, hospitalized

Tree falls on student. (Source: Ashleigh Vasi) Tree falls on student. (Source: Ashleigh Vasi)
(Source: Ashleigh Vasi) (Source: Ashleigh Vasi)
(Source: Ashleigh Vasi) (Source: Ashleigh Vasi)
ELYRIA, OH (WOIO) -

A child was hit by a tree Wednesday near Elyria's Ely Elementary School.

It happened around 2:30 p.m. on Gulf Road.

Witnesses say students from Northwood Junior High usually wait near Ely after school, for their younger siblings.

On Wednesday, a tree near the elementary school fell and hit a sixth-grader standing nearby, witnesses said.

The boy was screaming after he was hit, adding he was taken to an area hospital, according to witnesses.

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