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.

View Comments (
)
|
Email
|
Print

    NEWSLETTERS

    TK

    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.

    Get the latest from NBC 4 New York anytimeiPhone/iPad App | SMS AlertsTwitter | Facebook | Google+ | Instagram | RSS