Tree Falls on Beatties Ford Rd, Three People Taken to Hospital

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Three people were taken to the hospital on Friday after a large tree fell across Beatties Ford Rd in Northwest Charlotte. The tree fell around 4:00 p.m. in the 1700 Block of Beatties Ford Rd hitting two cars.

Three people were taken to the hospital. The driver of one car has life threatening injuries.

The tree took down power lines as it fell. Crews at the scene say it could be Saturday morning before the road is reopened and the power back on.