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2 Seriously Hurt After Out-of-Control SUV Jumps Curb Near NYC Bus Stop: Cops

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  • An out-of-control car jumped a curb and came to rest on the sidewalk by a bus stop in Gramercy Park, police say
  • Two pedestrians were struck by the SUV and rushed to an area hospital, where cops say they are in serious condition
  • A 41-year-old man was arrested and charged with DWI-related charges; police are still investigating

Two people were hurt when an out-of-control car screamed over a curb in Manhattan, jumped onto the sidewalk and hit them near a bus stop, police say.

The two pedestrians hit around 10 p.m. Thursday and were both rushed to an area hospital after the SUV barreled into them at the corner of 23rd Street and Third Avenue in Gramercy Park, just next to the Kips Bay line, according to the NYPD. Both victims are in serious condition.

Police said a 41-year-old man was taken into custody at the scene. Video from the scene shows him being put into the back of a cop car with his hands behind his back in handcuffs. Police said he was arrested on DWI-related charges.

The SUV appears to have come to rest at a bus stop shelter, damaging it, video shows. 

Officials say they are still investigating.

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