NEW YORK - Multiple people have been injured after a car struck pedestrians in Manhattan on Tuesday evening.
The NYPD said the incident happened at the intersection of East 42nd Street and Lexington Avenue at around 5:30 p.m. in Midtown.
Police said they were attempting to pull over the male driver of a Hyundai SUV that had been reportedly stolen by its owner in the Bronx on Monday.
As they attempted to pull the vehicle over, the suspect attempted to drive away, hitting a yellow cab before striking several pedestrians.
The driver was eventually taken into custody.
Police sources tell FOX 5 NY that the suspect is a 20-year-old Manhattan resident who does not appear to have a driver's license but does have an arrest record which includes gun charges, robbery, and drugs.
The FDNY reported that 10 people were injured, all with non-life-threatening injuries.