Woman sent to hospital after falling tree strikes pedestrians in northern China

A woman was sent to hospital after a falling tree struck passing pedestrians in northern China. The video, filmed in the city of Harbin in Heilongjiang Province on August 19, shows a tree suddenly falling down, hitting three people walking past. Two people escaped in time and nearby people reportedly ran to lift the tree up together to free another woman trapped underneath. The injured woman was sent to hospital for treatment and she was not in life-threatening condition. The tree was a populus and the incident was caused by its rotting roots. The video was provided by local media with permission.

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