Police said a man and a woman stole cash from a cab driver.
The accident took place at East 70th Street and York Avenue just after 9 a.m. Thursday.
Reginald Wilson, 36, punched the driver after refusing to pay the full $21.50 fare, police said.
The passenger hit the driver with a blunt object and ran away, police said.
The woman blew a .229 on a blood-alcohol content test after she was caught with stolen cab, NYPD said.
Bernard Vickers, 23, saved a trapped cabbie and passenger after a manhole exploded under their taxi.
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An SUV from New Golden Horse car service flipped onto its roof during a crash, witnesses said.
A group of women beat up a cab driver after trying to get out of the car without paying, police said.
A taxi jumped the curb and hit a man before smashing into a vacant storefront, witnesses said.
Police are on the hunt for Kenneth Suden, 41, who they say stabbed livery cab driver Fernando Crespin.
The 58-year-old victim was struck by a taxi on 79th Street and Madison Avenue.
The personal drivers of some of Manhattan's mega-wealthy have been accused of being illegal cabbies.
A 13-year-old boy was seriously hurt when he was hit by a cab while riding his bike, police said.
A cyclist cut off a cab driver near the Lincoln Tunnel, sparking a fight, police said.
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