Four people, senior citizens, were injured while playing croquet underneath a ficus tree in a Costa Mesa park. According to a news report in The Orange County Register, the incident occurred the morning of September 25, 2017 when the group that was playing croquet in Shiffer Park on Bear Street heard a 50-foot-long section of the trunk begin to fall. They scattered, but ended up being struck by the branches.
All four were injured, but the injuries aren’t believed to be life threatening. They were transported by ambulance to an area hospital. A 27-year-old man who was in his car at the park said he ran to help the victims when he saw Continue reading →