‘I can’t believe I’m alive’: Scaffolding crushes car with man inside

Local Target 11 reporter Rick Earle spoke to the driver, who said he “can’t believe he’s alive.”

A Channel 11 viewer sent us several photographs from the scene immediately after it happened Wednesday afternoon.

The man said he had just parked and was getting ready to exit the car when he heard the scaffolding fall. He told Earle that he laid flat on his front seat, likely sparing him from injury.

Police said two people were on the scaffolding at the time of the accident and fell about 24 feet. Both workers were taken to a nearby hospital to be treated for minor neck injuries.

It is not clear what caused the scaffolding to collapse.