Man taken to hospital after car falls on him

Updated: 03/14/2014 5:25 PM
Created: 03/14/2014 2:14 PM WHEC.com

A Rochester man was taken to the hospital after the car he was working on fell on top of him.

The incident happened on Love Street just before 12:30 p.m.

Police say Epifanio Ortiz, 56, of Rochester was working on a car when the jack slipped from underneath the vehicle, causing the vehicle to fall on top of him. Before officers arrived, police say Ortiz was able to slide from underneath the car with the help of a family member.

Ortiz was talking and alert when officers arrived. He was taken to the hospital. 

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