UPDATE: One of 3 children who was struck by a fallen tree in Opelousas Sunday afternoon has been flown to Our Lady of the Lake Hospital in Baton Rouge in critical condition.  

Family members tell News 10 that high winds sent year old 10 year old Tyrik Garlow flying in the air and landing on concrete.  

Two other males, ages 11 and 13 suffered arm and head injuries as a result of the incident.  

ORIGINAL: Three children at an outdoor birthday party were struck by a fallen tree Sunday afternoon in Opelousas. 

According to Mayor Reggie Tatum. the incident occurred around 5:00 p.m. in the 700 block of East South Street.

Tatum said the incident happened when strong winds that hit the area.

All of the children had to be pulled from the ruble and were taken by private vehicles to the hospitals. 

One of the children is listed in critical condition,  a second in severe and a third in stable condition, Tatum said.

“It was a large oak tree.” Tatum said.  “Probably over 100 years old.”

Three cars were struck and damaged by the tree, Tatum said.    

Developing story. More to follow.