'Multiple pedestrians' injured after van ploughs through crowd in New York Manhattan

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New York van panic as three pedestrians are injured by truck mounting kerb outside Madison Square Garden in Manhattan Multiple pedestrians have been injured after a van ploughed through crowds in New York. Three people were hit by the vehicle which went through a red light and mounted the curb near Penn Station. One witness said: "I saw it happen. The van rammed through the intersection through a crowd. "I saw 3 people get hit. I didn't see the van stop." Another added: "Literally just finished crossing the street in front of Penn Station when a car slammed into people. "Heard the hit, screams and ran for it." The van failed to stop but was later traced by police, according to reports. A spokesman for New York Police Department told CBS News it was believed the incident was "an accident". The man driving a burgundy van "lost control of the vehicle after an issue with the pedals". One man and two women were injured but are not in a life-threatening conditioning. Stephanie Dorazio tweeted: "Arrived from DC , saw man in burgundy van shout something out window, plowed into 2 pedestrians. Blood everywhere" Jason added: "Van just swerved through crowd of people outside penn station. My wife saw it happen. Said no one was killed." An image emerged on social media of a burgundy van stopped in a street surrounded by police.

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