Tourists injured by falling tree in southern Chinese scenic spot
In a video filmed on May 1, a falling tree hit the boardwalk at the entrance of the Heishangu scenic area in Chongqing and visitors were seen crawling from aside a stream onto the broad walk which collapsed not far from them. Three tourists were reportedly lightly injured. According to the staff of the local tourism bureau, the scenic spot resumed normal operation on the same day and the fallen trees did not affect the safety of the boardwalk. The cause of the accident and the extent of the injuries are still under investigation. The video was provided with local media’s permission.