Woman seriously injured when tree falls on her vehicle

Woman seriously injured after tree falls on vehicle

DeSOTO PARISH, LA (KSLA) - A woman was seriously injured in a crash when she left her home during a tornado-warned storm, according to DeSoto Parish Sheriff Jayson Richardson.

The mother’s two children survived the horrific-looking crash.

The mother had just evacuated from her mobile home and was driving down Louisiana Highway 175 when a large tree fell on top of their vehicle, according to the sheriff.

KSLA News 12 obtained a photograph of the vehicle after the crash.

The photo shows a significant amount of damage across the driver and passenger sides of the vehicle.

Richardson said the mother is being treated for her injuries, while the children were reported to be okay.

The sheriff said other parts of the parish sustained some damage, but overall they escaped major damage.


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