SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) — Fire Department crews in San Francisco had to extricate a driver out of a vehicle Wednesday afternoon when a tree fell on several parked cars, according to authorities.
The large tree fell near the intersection of Clement Street and 38th Avenue shortly after 3 p.m., striking several parked cars and one Porsche that was driving up Clement. It was quickly determined that the man driving the Porsche was not injured.READ MORE: 2 Killed in Separate Shootings Saturday in San Francisco Potrero Hill Neighborhood
The victim was pulled out of the Porsche safely shortly before 4 p.m.READ MORE: Saturday Shooting in Sunnyvale Kills 1; Police Arrest Suspect
“I was just driving and — uh, lucky day — the tree just fell on my car,” the driver told KPIX 5. “They had to chainsaw me out. I was literally stuck, so they just chainsawed me out.”MORE NEWS: Police Arrest Teen Suspect for Friday-Evening Homicide in SF Excelsior District
While that man was rescued, as of about 5:15 p.m. Clement Street was still closed as crews awaited the arrival of a crane that would remove the tree from the vehicles.