Powerful wind and rain take down tree in Allerton, crushing car

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Powerful wind caused damage around the Bronx Wednesday night into Thursday morning.

The heavy rain and strong winds causing this tree to collapse onto a car in Allerton.

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The fallen tree took up the entire sidewalk and part of the street on Yates and Waring avenues, with the trunk completely unrooted.

Melinda Bianco described the moment she heard the tree in front of her house collapse.

"We looked out the window and the tree just started coming down slowly right onto my daughter’s car,” says Bianco.

She says it was around midnight when she felt her home shake.

“It felt like the windows were craving in,” says Bianco.

The city is expected to help clean up the mess.

 

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