"Serious collision" shuts down traffic near World Trade Center in lower Manhattan

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Emergency services rushed to the scene after the black Lincoln Town Car mowed people down in lower Manhattan.

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

The incident started around 1:20 p.m. when a Lincoln Continental hit the back of a Ford Explorer near the intersection of Liberty Street and Broadway, according to police.

At least three people were hurt.

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On Oct. 31, a driver killed eight people in a truck attack on an area bike path.

Video of the scene showed a black auto with NY license plates having sustained heavy front-end damage. Police said all of their injuries appear to be non-life threatening. The driver of the Lincoln was taken into custody by responding officers.

This is a developing news story and NY1 will have more information as it becomes available.

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