SUV is caught on camera speeding down Fifth Avenue in Manhattan slamming into a group of cyclists who were protesting before the driver flees
- A speeding SUV ended up plowing into a group of cyclists who were protesting
- The incident was all caught on camera and shows a black Infinity SUV hurtling down Fifth Avenue close to Madison Square Park
- It happened on Saturday night in the Flatiron District at around 7:15pm
A speeding SUV ended up crashing through a group of protesters who were cycling through Manhattan on Saturday night.
The accident was all caught on video thanks to another biker’s helmet camera.
It showed the black vehicle speeding down Fifth Avenue near Madison Square Park in the Flatiron District at around 7:15pm.
Suddenly, without warning, the car drives directly into the group of bikers knocking several to the ground.
Video was posted of the accident which happened as protesters cycled down Fifth Avenue
‘Oh s***,’ exclaims the man on the footage as the driver brought the vehicle to stop before speeding off.
Fellow protesters ended up running to the aid of those cyclists who had been injured and lay in the middle of the road.
Authorities say two people were taken to hospital with minor injuries, according to the New York Daily News although it is believed as many as five ambulances were sent to the scene.
Police are currently looking for the driver of the SUV who fled the accident however no arrests have yet been made.
Emergency services were quickly on scene to aid those who were injured in the crash
Another reporter explained that around five ambulances appeared on scene after the crash