Authorities: Vehicle strikes pedestrians in midtown Manhattan, hurting 4, 3 of them seriously

The Fire Department of New York says a vehicle has struck pedestrians in midtown Manhattan, injuring four people, three of them seriously.

The crash occurred just before 3 p.m. Monday near Fifth Avenue and East 59th Street, near Central Park and The Plaza Hotel.

Fire officials say the patients have been taken to a hospital.

Further details were not immediately available.