9 people injured after SUV jumps curb in Midtown Manhattan

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9 people are hospitalized after a Chevy Suburban jumped the curb in Midtown Manhattan Thursday, hitting at least one pedestrian.

One person was seriously injured. The rest suffered minor injuries and are in stable condition.

Most of the injured were in the vehicle.

The accident happened at 12:30 p.m. in front of 400 West 37th Street.

Witnesses at the scene say the driver was trying to avoid a minivan but accidentally hit the gas pedal instead of the brake, struck the minivan and then jumped the curb.


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