Tree crushes car in Chelsea, teacher treated for head injury

CHELSEA, MASS. (WHDH) - Officials responded to a parking lot in Chelsea after a large tree branch fell on a man’s car on Monday.

Police and fire officials responded to a parking lot on Crescent Avenue for reports of a man trapped inside his vehicle.

Fire officials say they were able to free the 37-year-old Chelsea school teacher. The man suffered non-life threatening injuries and was transported to an area hospital.

The teacher had parked his car across the street from the Clark Avenue School, where he works, when the incident happened.

Chelsea Department of Public Works assisted in the removal of the tree.

Police say they are calling the incident an accident.

Stay with 7News for more details on this developing story.