Tree falls on SUV on Far Northwest Side

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Monday, May 18, 2015

CHICAGO (WLS) -- A Chicago family wants answers after an old tree came crashing down on their SUV.

A tree estimated to be between 80 and 100 years old had been "leaning" for a long time along North Natoma Avenue in the city's Big Oaks neighborhood.

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On Sunday, the tree snapped from the trunk and smashed the silver SUV.

The falling tree just barely missed a passing car when it fell, one neighbor said.

Other neighbors said they were scared that this could happen whenever there's a big storm. They claim the city has not responded to their requests about the tree.