Campaign: Curtis Sliwa hit by taxi in Midtown

Republican mayoral candidate Curtis Sliwa was hit by a yellow cab in Midtown Manhattan on Friday and taken to a hospital as a precaution, his campaign staffers said.

Sliwa, the Guardian Angels founder who is on Tuesday's ballot for mayor of New York City, was hit by a taxi near Rockefeller Center shortly before noon, senior campaign adviser Rob Cole said.

Cole said Sliwa suffered injuries to his arm and knee and was taken to Lenox Hill Hospital.

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Sliwa was struck by the cab as he was on his way to a live radio show at WABC, his sister and spokesperson Maria Sliwa said. He completed the radio show and then went to the hospital, she said.

Sliwa did not file a police report about the incident, Cole said.

Democrat Eric Adams, the Brooklyn borough president, is heavily favored in the race to succeed term-limited Mayor Bill de Blasio.

Adams wished Sliwa a speedy recovery on Twitter.

Sliwa himself tweeted, "Don’t worry, everyone. The taxi is okay."