Grandmother, grandson lucky to be alive after tree crushes car

- Clearwater police say a grandmother and her grandson are lucky to be alive Friday morning after a huge oak tree fell into the road, crushing their car while they were inside. 

The incident happened on Martin Luther King Avenue in Clearwater just north of Lakeview Road. 

Both occupants of the car were taken to the hospital with minor injuries. 

Police advise drivers to avoid the area as cleanup continues. 

 

 

 

Stay with FOX 13 for updates.

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