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.

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