By CBSNewYork Team

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — There was a messy scene on the East Side of Manhattan early Friday when a car crashed into a scaffolding structure which appeared to collapse onto the street.

It happened near East 58th Street and Third Avenue around 4 a.m. The street was closed while crews were cleaning up the mess.

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Police said the driver was speeding when he crashed.

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One witness told CBS2 it looked like the driver was racing another car and lost control, just missing a pedestrian under the scaffolding.

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The driver suffered minor injuries and was arrested for driving with a suspended license, according to police.

CBSNewYork Team