At least 2 injured midtown scaffolding collapse

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MIDTOWN, Manhattan — At least two people were injured when scaffolding collapsed in midtown during rush hour Friday evening.

It happened just after 5 p.m. at the corner of 42nd Street and Third Avenue.

Officials say a car carrier jumped the curb and struck the scaffolding, causing it to collapse.

Two people suffered minor injuries.

East 42nd Street between Second Avenue to Third Avenue was closed for a short time.

This is a developing story. Check back for updates. 

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