Marina Farez, 37, was speechless in both English and Spanish.
A storm pushed over a tree at 107th Street and 37th Drive in Corona, Queens, early Wednesday morning, destroying two cars.
She put down her son, Brian, 3, whom she had been holding with both arms. She gasped. She blinked. She took out a small digital camera and took a photograph. She blinked again. She took another photo.
There, at 107th Street and 37th Drive in Corona, Queens, on the street where she had parked it Tuesday night, was the family car, a 1996 GMC Safari.
It had been smashed by a fallen tree the size of Godzilla’s leg.
That Was the Wind That Toppled the Tree That Flattened 2 Cars
And Gothamist has a collection of felled trees in other parts of Queens.