MANHATTAN — Nine people were hurt when a Jaguar sparked a chain reaction accident near Bryant Park Saturday night, authorities said.
According to police, the driver of the luxury car was traveling on West 42nd Street, near Sixth Avenue, when he rear-ended a Chevy Impala around 9 p.m.
Sources said that the car may have been speeding at the time of the smashup.
The impact sent the Impala careening into a taxi and the Jaguar flipped over, smashing into a group of people on the sidewalk, cops said.
Four pedestrians suffered a variety of injuries including a concussion. One refused medical attention, police said.
Four people in the Impala suffered non life-threatening injuries.
Police said the driver of the Jaguar was injured, but coherent after the accident. All of the victims were taken to Bellevue Hospital.
According to cops, there did not appear to be criminality.