Person seriously injured after tree crushes mobile homes in north Charlotte

Tree crashes on top of mobile homes; 1 hospitalized with 'traumatic injuries'

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — One person was injured and taken to a hospital Saturday night after a tree fell onto at three mobile homes in north Charlotte, paramedics said.

It happened on Victoria Avenue off Old Statesville Road near West W.T. Harris Boulevard.

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Strong storms pushed through the area at about the time the tree fell.

Paramedics said one person was taken to the hospital with "traumatic injuries."

The three homes damaged were occupied, officials said.

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The Red Cross is assisting about seven people who were displaced.

Also in north Charlotte, strong winds knocked down a tree onto cars in a driveway on Eastfield Road near Prosperity Church Road in north Charlotte. No injuries were reported at that home.

(Video: Brett Levy)

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