Tree falls on woman at Bakersfield College campus near Mt. Vernon and Church avenues

Only one hurt when tree fell

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. - A tree fell and trapped a woman under it in the middle of the Bakersfield College campus.

Fire officials were called out to College Park at Mt. Vernon and Church avenues in Bakersfield College after reports of a woman was trapped under a tree. 

Initial reports stated that the person under the uprooted tree was a child, but officials said it was a woman.

The tree fell on the woman in the middle of the school campus at about 4 p.m. Thursday.

The woman was helped by two other people on campus and she was taken to a nearby hospital with minor to moderate injuries.

No other injuries were reported.

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