Van crashes into outdoor dining area, bus stop in New York City; 7 injured

NEW YORK CITY -- A van crashed through an outdoor dining setup and a bus stop in New York City Friday morning, injuring seven people.

The crash occurred around 8:40 a.m. at 50th Street and 2nd Avenue in Manhattan.

Five adults and two children were injured. Officials said none of the injuries are believed to be life threatening.

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The van struck another vehicle, went through a bus stop taking down a pole, jumped the sidewalk, and hit a street sign before coming to a stop.

The driver of the van, which came to a rest against scaffolding more than a block away, was taken in for questioning by police.

The FDNY requested the Department of Buildings to do a structural integrity check of a building that was struck in the crash.

Firefighters secured the scaffolding and debris.
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