Crews rescue father, son trapped under tree branch at Neshaminy State Park

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Rescue crews were called after a tree branch fell on a man and his young son, trapping them in Bucks County. (WPVI)

Rescue crews were called after a tree branch fell on a man and his young son, trapping them in Bucks County.

The incident was reported just after 4 p.m. Saturday at Neshaminy State Park located on the 3000 block of State Road in Bensalem, Pennsylvania.


Police say a large tree branch crashed to the ground, injuring a man and his young son.

They were rushed to Aria-Torresdale Hospital.

People who were in the park say it was a frightening scene.

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Rescue crews were called after a tree branch fell on a man and his young son, trapping them in Bucks County.



"We heard a big noise, a tree falling, everybody running to the tree, and when we got to see, three people under the tree," a witness told Action News. "One of the men was stuck under the tree. They had to cut the tree to get the man."

People nearby were able to pull the young boy out.

Crews had to cut down the branches.

At last check, the two victims were listed in stable condition.

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