Woman, children survive after tree falls on vehicle in DeSoto Parish

Source: KSLA

DeSOTO PARISH, La. (KSLA) - A woman and her two children survived a horrific looking crash during a tornado-warned storm early Thursday morning. According to Sheriff Jayson Richardson, the mother had just evacuated from her mobile home and was driving down Highway 175 when a large tree fell on top of their vehicle.

KSLA obtained a picture of the vehicle after the crash.

The picture shows a significant amount of damage across the driver and passenger side of the vehicle. Miraculously, everyone survived the crash.

Sheriff Richardson said the mother was treated for minor injuries, while the children were reported to be okay.

Richardson said other parts of the parish sustained some damage, but overall they escaped major damage.

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