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Man in hospital after car falls on him

A man is in hospital after a vehicle he was working on came crashing down upon him.

Police told CityNews the man was under the car in the backyard of a Scarborough home when the car jack slipped causing the vehicle to fall.

Family members helped pull the victim out from under the car.

Emergency officials were called to the home on Gemshaw Crescent, in the Sheppard Avenue East and Neilson Road area, around 2:30 p.m. Sunday.

Police say the man was breathing when he was rushed to a local trauma centre.

There has been no word on the victim’s condition.