Monday, October 14

Fallen tree injures driver on Westwood Plaza, blocks roadway


A tree fell on the roadway between Sunset Boulevard and Westwood Plaza on Tuesday afternoon, blocking the roadway while damaging a vehicle and injuring a driver.

UCPD Lt. Kevin Kilgore said the tree fell around 2:50 p.m. and struck a vehicle stopped at the traffic light on Westwood Plaza between Sunset Boulevard and Charles E. Young Drive North. The driver of the vehicle sustained injuries in the fall.

The road reopened at 4:45 p.m. after UCLA facilities workers cleared the tree.

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Coneeny is the 2018-2019 assistant News editor for the City and Crime beat. She was previously a contributor for the National News and Higher Education beat. She is a second-year pre-global studies student from the east coast.

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