Four injured after taxi jumps curb and crashes into scaffolding in Midtown

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(PIX11) — Four people were injured Thursday afternoon when a taxi crashed into an SUV in Midtown, causing it to jump the curb and take down a portion of scaffolding.

One pedestrian was struck when the taxi jumped onto the sidewalk and crashed into the scaffolding at 42nd Street and First Avenue.

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Firefighters and police clean up the totaled cab that crashed into the scaffolding. (PIX11/Allison Yang)

Police and EMS officials say none of the injuries are life threatening. The exact condition of those involved is not immediately known.


The front of the cab was completely crushed but no one was seriously injured. (PIX11/Allison Yang)