The incident occurred shorty after 7:oo am on 96th Street and Central Park West.
EMS transported the man to Roosevelt Hospital with minor injuries to his head according to an FDNY spokesperson.
A large tree limb fell yesterday morning at the same location sources said. An 18 inch in diameter tree branch feel after 9:30am at 96th Street and Central Park West. No one was hurt.
It was revealed yesterday that the City settled two high profile tree injury cases for a total
$ 14.5 million dollars.
Balir-Goldensohn, 33 was injured on the morning of July 29, 2009 when a large rotted tree branch fell and struck him in the head in Central Park. The case was quietly settled in August for $ 11.5 million.
On February 25, 2010, Elmaz Qyra 46 an Albanian immigrant living in Brooklyn was killed by a fallen American elm tree near 69th Street while walking through Central Park. That case was settled in April for $ 3 million dollars as the jury was being selected.