Six people were injured when a taxi crashed into a restaurant in Hell’s Kitchen Thursday afternoon.
The vehicle crashed into Westville restaurant on Ninth Avenue just after 12:30 p.m. FDNY said.
Some of the victims were sitting outside of the restaurant.
There is no apparent structural damage to the restaurant.
Firefighters and EMS are still operating at the scene and the cause of the crash is currently unknown.
The extent of the injuries is currently unknown.
Six people were injured when a taxi crashed into "Westville Restaurant" in on 9th Ave in #HellsKitchen Manhattan just after 12:30PM, the FDNY said. Injuries were non-life-threatening – Photo via @hordie pic.twitter.com/hNvEIP5Lxt
— NYC Scanner (@NYScanner) July 11, 2019
BREAKING: An out of control taxi jumped a curb outside a restaurant on 9th Avenue. It happened at the peak of lunchtime at around 12:40p.
— Andrew Ramos (@AndrewRamosTV) July 11, 2019
#FDNY is operating on scene of a vehicle into a restaurant at 811 9th Ave Manhattan. Members are currently evaluating six civilians with non-life-threatening injuries.
— FDNY (@FDNY) July 11, 2019
So evidently a taxi drove into the restaurant where I had lunch yesterday 😱😱 pic.twitter.com/Kz0aQ70n2a
— Rick Olivieri (@rickolivieri) July 11, 2019