Massive tree falls on car with women inside

Massive tree falls on car with women inside

PITTSBURGH — A massive tree fell on a car Friday afternoon while two women were inside it driving down the street.

It was around 1 p.m. on Ellsworth Avenue in Shadyside when the terrifying crash occurred.

"There was a branch coming down and I thought it was going to hit us and we felt the whole car shake," Mary Ann Steiner said.

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The two women managed to get out of the car without a bump, bruise or single splinter.

Both women are climate advocates in town for a meeting to discuss climate change. They said they hope this serves as a wakeup call for people with older trees in their yards.

"Tend to your trees and when they get old you have to keep your trees healthy," Steiner said.

Ellsworth Street was closed while crews worked to remove the tree from the street.