Up to three people have been hit by a car in Lower Manhattan.

The crash happened at Broadway and Liberty Sts, near Zucotti Park about 1.20pm local time.

One of the victims may have been riding a bike, police say.

A car with a badly damaged front, is on the footpath.
Police and fire departments are at the scene and the driver of the vehicle is in custody.

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The severity of the injuries was not known.

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