Falling tree injures 2 in Ormond Beach

Man taken to hospital in critical condition

By Anna Johnson - Digital Journalist, Dawn Jorgenson

ORMOND BEACH, Fla. - Two people were injured, one critically, Sunday when a tree fell on them in Ormond Beach, police said.

Ormond Beach Police Department officials said the pair was moving furniture at 60 Arroyo Parkway when a tree fell on them during a thunderstorm.

Police said James Allen, 56, was taken to Halifax Hospital in critical condition.

Neighbors performed CPR on Allen before paramedics arrived, police said.

The other victim suffered minor injuries, police said.

Strong storms ripped through the region, bringing record rainfall to some areas.

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