Earlier today, high winds in the SoHo neighborhood of New York City brought a scaffolding crashing down, thankfully with only minor injuries reported on the ground:

A view form above:

The collapse happened on top of a subway station, but thankfully no passengers were exiting at the time:

A New York City Fire Department official said the wind blew a piece of plywood that “acted like a sail” and brought the entire scaffold down. The official added that it was “absolutely” lucky no train had recently come into the subway station unloading passengers, which could have left more injured in the accident.

New Yorkers sprang into action to reportedly help rescue one bystander who was pinned by the debris:

Flashback: Trump was right about New York values:

More high-rise drama thanks to the winds: