By Lemor Abrams

SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — A tree cracked in half, and came crashing down on a busy Sacramento street during Monday evening’s commute.

The tree landed on several cars on J Street, but somehow nobody was hurt.

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“I saw it break and go down, and it happened kind of in slow motion, and I was ‘Oh my gosh,’” said Terane Mallett.

She and her mom were driving home when the tree fell and they jumped into action.

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“Automatically, we just got out and went to see if they were OK, but luckily they made it out safe,” she said.

Rudy Garza was on a break from classes at Lincoln Law School when he heard cracking noises. He caught it all on video.

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The tree that fell was on Sutter Middle School property. The school district is working with the city to figure out what caused the tree to fall.