Wind Takes Brooklyn Billboard Down Onto BQE

Photo: Larissa Martell/ @dietznutz Twitter

High winds brought a 200 x 300 foot billboard crashing onto the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway over Meeker Avenue in Brooklyn this afternoon, halting traffic temporarily in both directions. “I was afraid it was going to fall and kill us,” a witness told DNA Info. “It was shaking and making sounds.” No injuries have been reported, but a building sustained damage and the fire department noted a gas smell in the area. The crazy wind can also be blamed for everyone’s messy hair. Check out another photo of the damage below.

Both pictures were snapped by Larissa Martell.