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People Struck By Car In Lower Manhattan

People Struck By Car In Lower Manhattan

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. The Lincoln continued eastbound and struck the rear-end of a Mercedes SUV before coming to a stop. NYPD officials said the driver of a Lincoln Continental struck a gray Ford Explorer at this intersection, struck two people and then proceeded east on Liberty street for almost a block before rear-ending a red Mercedes SUV. A bicyclist was also injured. There conditions were not immediately known but they were not believed to be life-threatening injuries.

"Right now we are investigating this as a road rage incident", he said at a news conference Thursday afternoon.




Police said it appears the crash was an accident, not an intentional act.

A driver was being held at the scene, cops said. The driver of the Lincoln was taken into custody by responding officers. It jumped a curb during the crash. Police are questioning the driver.


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