Midtown Traffic Changes After Taxi Hits Pedestrian Near 42nd Street | NBC New York

Midtown Traffic Changes After Taxi Hits Pedestrian Near 42nd Street

Emergency personnel said the victim was taken to Bellevue Hospital in serious condition following the accident just before 4:30 a.m.

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    Midtown commuters should expect some route changes Tuesday morning after an accident involving a taxi and a pedestrian caused delays near 42nd Street.

    Emergency personnel said the victim was taken to Bellevue Hospital in serious condition following the accident just before 4:30 a.m. His identity was not immediately available.

    Authorities shut down 42nd Street between Eight and Ninth avenues for a time but reopened the street shortly after 7 a.m. Residual delays are expected. The M42 bus was rerouted.

    The circumstances surrounding the accident weren't immediately clear.

    No further details were available.

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