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3 struck, injured by auto in Manhattan

07 December 2017

A auto jumped the curb and struck three pedestrians on a sidewalk in Lower Manhattan Thursday afternoon, police said.

It happened about 1:15 in the area of Liberty St. and Broadway.

The five victims are not believed to have life threatening injuries.

Further details were not immediately available.

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It then hit another vehicle and veered onto the pavement, knocking down pedestrians.

The auto kept going, crushing the back of a third vehicle before coming to a stop. Authorities were working to determine whether the crash was intentional.

The driver of the Lincoln Town Car is being questioned as to why he continued after the first collision.

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3 struck, injured by auto in Manhattan