3 pedestrians struck by vehicle outside NYC's Penn Station

The accident occurred near 32nd Street and 7th Avenue, according to the FDNY.

ByJulia Jacobo
September 29, 2017, 8:45 PM

— -- Three pedestrians were struck by a car outside Penn Station in New York City Friday afternoon, officials said.

The accident occurred near 32nd Street and 7th Avenue, according to the FDNY, in a busy area in Midtown with high foot traffic. A stuck floormat caused the driver to run a red light, hitting the pedestrians, police said.

The injuries were not life-threatening.

PHOTO: Three pedestrians were struck by a car near Penn Station in New York City, officials said.
Three pedestrians were struck by a car near Penn Station in New York City, officials said.
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PHOTO: Three pedestrians were struck by a car near Penn Station in New York City, officials said.
Three pedestrians were struck by a car near Penn Station in New York City, officials said.
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Dozens of firefighters were on the scene, and 7th Avenue remained closed after the accident, ABC New York station WABC reported.

Further details were not immediately available.

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