New York horror: Car hits multiple people in Manhattan – Emergency services on scene


Officials got an opening call about the crash on Liberty Street and Broadway, near Zucotti Garden, shortly before 1.30pm today. 

Video posted on the internet informed a black vehicle almost entirely on the sidewalk, the front of it completely smashed. Investigators crowded the range around the car as ambulances pulled up to the scene.

There was no immediate word on a practical cause of the crash, nor was it clear how badly any of the victims may have been burn.

New York authorities said the driver of the vehicle had been detained.

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Car hits multiple people in Manhattan

The intersection at Broadway and Liberty is currently shut off to traffic.

A total of six people were reportedly hit by a Lincoln Town Car.

A law enforcement verified said the car appears to have jumped the curb by accident, but the investigation is come to light.

An NYPD spokesperson said a preliminary investigation indicates the Lincoln hit one channel at Liberty and Broadway, then fled the scene and traveled one block east, where it hit another car and swerved up onto the sidewalk, according to NBC.

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A car has hit multiple people in Manhattan, New York

While just how unluckily injured those involved are, they appear not to be in a life-threatening state.

The plot of the incident is just a few blocks away from One World Trade Heart.

The crash occurred when the drive of a sedan collided with an SUV adjoining the intersection.

The SUV then careened into a cyclist as the driver of the sedan keep up on.

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The scene of the crash on Broadway and Liberty

The sedan then light another vehicle before finally driving up a sidewalk into a put car, authorities said.

The six injured suffered nonlife-threatening injuries, according to oversee.

One suspect, the driver of the sedan, was taken into custody, police claimed.

Bill Fuchs, 71, saw the EMTs load the bicyclist — a woman — into an ambulance.

“They had her in a span and a neck brace,” he said. “She seemed responsive and was awake. I don’t know if she had a helmet. I daydream she did.”

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