MANHATTAN, N.Y. (PIX11) – Seven people were struck after a Honda Accord drove through a red light at West 36th Street and Sixth Avenue in Midtown, police said.
Officials said the incident happened before midnight on Sunday. A Taco Bell employee recorded a video of the hit-and-run and told PIX11 News he offered to help the victims by giving them water and napkins.
Police said the 29-year-old driver from Belle Mead, New Jersey fled the scene and made her way onto the Long Island Expressway.
The driver then crashed into two other vehicles in the vicinity of 188th Street and the Clearview Expressway, according to authorities. Police said she was taken into custody.
All of the victims were expected to survive, officials said. The driver was evaluated at North Shore University Hospital.
She is expected to face a slew of charges, police said.