Scaffolding falls on cars

PART of Needham Market high street was closed today after two tonnes of scaffolding fell down crushing two cars.The scaffolding was said to have been blown over by the high winds just before midday today.

PART of Needham Market high street was closed today after two tonnes of scaffolding fell down crushing two cars.

The scaffolding was said to have been blown over by the high winds just before midday today.

It had been erected by TH Moss and Sons of Wherstead Road Ipswich to allow workers to clean the outside of a house.

Paul Moss, a director of the company said: "We have never had this kind of accident happen before.

"This is the first time something like this has happened.

"Scaffolding is particularly vulnerable but in this case the police have said there has been very strong winds tunnelling down here."

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A green Honda Civic and a red Peugeot 306 were crushed beneath the scaffolding which was left hanging over the road.

No -one was injured in the incident.