NYC Taxi Cab Flips Over on Fifth Avenue

A taxi cab overturned in midtown Wednesday afternoon, and two people have been taken to the hospital with injuries, fire officials say.

Police say the taxi was going southbound on Fifth Avenue when it was sideswiped by another taxi near East 49th Street, and it hit a guardrail, which caused it to flip over. 

Video from the famous shop-lined street shows the cab flipped upside down, with glass windows shattered, on the crosswalk near the sidewalk. 

The driver and a passenger inside the flipped-over cab were taken to Bellevue Hospital, police said. They're expected to be OK.

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