8 hurt when taxi crashes into Manhattan restaurant

July 11, 2019 GMT

NEW YORK (AP) — Eight people were injured when a taxi jumped the curb and crashed into a restaurant in midtown Manhattan.

It happened in the Hell’s Kitchen neighborhood at 53rd Street and Ninth Avenue during the lunch hour Thursday.

Video shows pedestrians trying to scurrying out of the way as the taxi slams into the front of the eatery.

Fire officials say all of the victims suffered minor injuries. The taxi stayed at the scene.

The cause of the accident is under investigation.