Multiple pedestrians have been hit by a vehicle in Manhattan, New York.

There are reports three are hurt. Dozens of firefighters and emergency service workers are at the scene.

The Independent reported that a van jumped a curb in New York, near Manhattan's Penn Station, police say.

Authorities said that nobody who was hit sustained a serious injury, and the van was left at the scene.

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The incident occurred just as people were getting off work.

Police say two females and a male were struck and they are being treated in hospital.

It is not known yet what caused the crash, but officials say it does not appear to be terrorism.