Eyes on the Street: Taxi Crashes Into Upper West Side Bus Stop

Photo: Lisa Sladkus.
Photo: Lisa Sladkus.

A taxi driver plowed onto the sidewalk at the corner of 72nd Street and Columbus Avenue this morning, knocking into a signpole marking a stop for the crosstown bus. Lisa Sladkus of the Upper West Side Streets Renaissance was there and snapped this picture.

The NYPD press office didn’t have any information about the crash, suggesting that, luckily, there weren’t any serious injuries.

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