UPDATED - Falling tree limb injures five at area school

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Ojai Valley News photo by Perry Van Houten
This fallen tree limb left one Topa Topa Elementary School student and one teacher in critical condition Sept. 25. Three additional students were injured in the accident.
Andra Belknap, Ojai Valley News reporter
Editor's note: this article was updated Sept. 28 at 4:32 p.m.
A fallen elm tree limb at Topa Topa Elementary School left one student and one teacher in critical condition Sept. 25, said Ventura County Fire Department (VCFD) Captain Stan Ziegler.
The critically injured child remained hospitalized as of Sept. 28, said Ojai Unified School District (OUSD) Superintendent Andy Cantwell. The child's injuries are not expected to be life-threatening, he added.
The injured teacher and three children between the ages of seven and nine have since been discharged from the hospital. Cantwell declined to release the names of the individuals involved in the accident.

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