Taxi collides with another taxi, crashes into scaffolding

The taxi jumped the curb, crashed through the scaffolding and into the front of the building near 37th Street. (Credit: Twitter)
The taxi jumped the curb, crashed through the scaffolding and into the front of the building near 37th Street. (Credit: Twitter)

Two taxis collided in Midtown early Friday morning, sending one of them over a curb and into scaffolding.

One driver said the other driver cut him off when he saw a customer on the other side of the street, ABC 7 reports.

The cars collided on Sixth Avenue near West 37th Street at around 1:30 a.m.

The vehicle jumped the curb, crashed through the scaffolding and into the front of a building. The driver of that taxi was taken to hospital.

No one else was injured.

The crash is the second one involving a taxi this week. A British tourist lost a foot after she was struck by a cab that jumped a curb near 46th Street and Sixth Avenue on Tuesday.



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