Crash in Lower Manhattan injures 3 pedestrians


Up to three people have been hit by a auto in Lower Manhattan.

The crash happened less than a mile from the path where a driver plowed into bicyclists and pedestrians in October, killing eight people and injuring 12 others. Three more people were hurt when the auto went up on the sidewalk.

The SUV then struck a person on a bike.

Ioc said the injuries did not appear to be life-threatening.

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It all started around 1:20 p.m. Thursday when a Lincoln Town Car and Ford Explorer collided at Broadway and Liberty Street near Zuccotti Park. Auto traffic in the area was closed as police investigated the situation.

A driver was being held at the scene, cops said. Authorities were working to determine whether the crash was intentional.

This is a developing news story and NY1 will have more information as it becomes available.