Tree falls on an elderly man while walking on the Bear Creek bike path

On March 4th, 2019 at approximately 3:57 p.m. Merced Police and Emergency crews responded to the area of 1463 West 25th and the Bear Creek bike path for a tree down on a person.

Upon arrival, crews located the elderly male adult with injuries to his head. The man was able to make it out from under the tree, the home the tree fell from is abandoned, the incident was due to high winds in Merced.

The man was transported to a local hospital with minor injuries. No age of the man was provided but appeared to be in his mid-50s.

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