Car Drops on Man Working Underneath it

Police say a 69-year-old Waterville, Maine, man was injured after his car fell on top of him while he was working to fix the vehicle along the side of a road in Augusta.

The Kennebec Journal reports the incident occurred around 9:15 a.m. Monday on North Belfast Avenue.

Sgt. Christian Behr says Caroll Cummings was driving his 2008 Nissan when he stopped to fix something underneath the car. Cummings jacked the car up and the vehicle dropped on top of him when the jack flipped over as he was working.

Behr says the car was no longer on Cummings when authorities arrived, but he remained on the ground. He was taken to MaineGeneral Medical Center in Augusta. Details on Cummings' condition were not immediately available.

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