Friday, 15 December, 2017

Crash in Lower Manhattan injures 3 pedestrians

At least six people were hurt when a car ended up on a sidewalk after crashing into two other vehicles in Lower Manhattan At least six people were hurt when a car ended up on a sidewalk after crashing into two other vehicles in Lower Manhattan
Kenny Thornton | 07 December, 2017, 23:54

A auto jumped a curb and struck multiple pedestrians in a busy section of Lower Manhattan Thursday afternoon, police said.

The SUV then struck a person on a bike. A bicyclist was also injured.

Four people were taken to hospital but none of them are believed to hover life-threatening injuries.

Frosh Calls Concealed Carry Bill A 'Public Safety Disaster' In Making
Rodney Frelinghuysen (R-11th Dist.), whose Morristown office was picketed this week by opponents of HR 28, supported the bill . Two New Jersey Republicans- Chris Smith of the 4th District and Leonard Lance of the 7th District-voted against the bill .

"Right now we are investigating this as a road rage incident", he said at a news conference Thursday afternoon. Authorities were working to determine whether the crash was intentional.

Cops have said the vehicle was involved in at least two crashes before coming to a stop near Liberty Street and Broadway. It appeared the auto had jumped onto the curb where pedestrians were hit. Police identified the driver as Sayfullo Saipov, 29, and deemed that attack an act of terror.

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