The crash happened just after 8:30 a.m. at the intersection of E. 50th Street and Second Avenue, authorities said.
Published: 2021-03-05 09:42 am
Six injured as vehicle plows through outdoor dining area in NYC
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At least seven people — including two children — were injured when a vehicle plowed through an outdoor dining setup in Manhattan Friday morning, according to the FDNY.

The crash happened just after 8:30 a.m. at the intersection of E. 50th Street and Second Avenue, authorities said.

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Six people were injured when a car plowed into an outdoor dining area in Midtown Manhattan on March 5.
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Videos on Citizen app show a smashed-up sedan and van, with debris scattered around the intersection as fire and police responded.

Police said a driver was taken into custody and may have been under the influence.

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The FDNY said half a dozen people were taken to area hospitals with injuries.
William Farrington for NY Post

The FDNY said seven people — five adults and two kids — were taken to area hospitals with non-life threatening injuries.

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Officials at the scene where a vehicle plowed through an outdoor dining area in Midtown, Manhattan on March 5, 2021.

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Six people were injured when a vehicle drove through outdoor dining on March 5, 2021.

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Six people were injured when a vehicle drove through outdoor dining on March 5, 2021.

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Officials at the scene where a vehicle plowed through an outdoor dining area in Midtown, Manhattan on March 5, 2021.

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No one was in the outdoor dining area at the time of the crash, police said.

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