5-Car Crash at LaGuardia Shuts Down Part of Terminal B; 6 Hurt - NBC New York

5-Car Crash at LaGuardia Shuts Down Part of Terminal B; 6 Hurt

All of the injuries were believed to be life-threatening

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    6 Injured in Accident at LaGuardia Airport

    Six people were injured in a multi-vehicle crash at LaGuardia Airport. (Published Monday, Sept. 17, 2018)

    A five-car crash involving at least one taxi near LaGuardia's Terminal B Monday forced a shutdown of the arrivals level at the terminal and left six people hurt, authorities said. 

    The wreck occured around 12:45 p.m., according to Port Authority officials. However, none of the injuries were believed to be life-threatening. 

    A Port Authority spokesperson says that a yellow cab collided with two other vehicles. That impact subsequently led to two more vehicles being involved in the accident.

    Video posted to the Citizen crime reporting app showed at least two yellow taxis with extensive damage a cab pickup queue.

    It isn't clear when Terminal B arrivals level will fully be restored, although most of the lanes have since reopened.

    The circumstances of the collision are not known at this time. 

    The investigation is ongoing.

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