Man might need arm amputated after scaffolding crash in Midtown

MIDTOWN, Manhattan (WABC) -- A 27-year-old man might need to have his arm amputated after an SUV slammed into scaffolding on a Midtown sidewalk.

The crash was reported just after 7 a.m. Saturday at East 59th Street and Third Avenue.

A Chevrolet Tahoe apparently lost control and hit the scaffolding.

Police say it's not clear if the critically injured man was the driver.

A woman was also in the car but she was not hurt.

The crash is under investigation.

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