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Roof collapses, falls on Decatur man

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DECATUR, Ala. (WHNT) – A man is in the hospital after a roof collapsed and fell on him at a Decatur home.

Decatur Police Officers along with Decatur Fire & Rescue workers responded to an emergency call around 11:15 a.m. Sunday. The call was about a roof collapsing and falling on a person.

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When officers and crews arrived at 114 7th Avenue in Northwest Decatur, a man said he was hit by the roof when it fell, but he was not trapped. They say the home owner was working on the roof at the time, but was not hurt.

Emergency responders say the man complained of hip pain and they took him to Decatur Morgan Hospital. He had minor injuries.