Babysitter struck by falling tree limb

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.

A babysitter narrowly escaped death at a North Side park Wednesday.

A large tree limb fell on her while she was watching three children at Touhy Park.

The 24-year-old woman suffered a broken leg, and a number of scrapes, cuts and bruises.

Police officers pulled her out from under the limb.

She was taken to the hospital in serious condition, but her injuries were not life-threatening.

The children were not hurt.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s