Family escapes through window after tree falls on northwest Charlotte home

Micah Smith | WBTV
Micah Smith | WBTV

CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - No one was injured when a tree fell on a home in northwest Charlotte Monday morning.

The incident happened at a home on Todd Lane near Old Mt. Holly Road around 3:30 a.m.

A family of three were sleeping when the tree fell on the home. The tree knocked the roof off the home and onto the ground.

A woman who lived in the home said the family had to escape through a a window to get out of the home. While hitting the home, the tree sounded like a train, the woman said.

The home was completely destroyed.

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