SUV hits pedestrians outside Queens school

SUV hits pedestrians outside Queens school

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NEW YORK (MYFOXNY) -

An SUV plowed into a group of junior high school students Thursday morning in Maspeth, Queens. Two boys and three girls were injured. One girl was pinned beneath the silver Honda Pilot.

As police investigated the accident, the girl was taken to the hospital with a fractured leg, another with a broken one. Three others, ages 12 to 13, had minor injuries.

The scene of panic and horror happened at the busy corner of Grand Avenue and 71st Street, right as students were on their way to Intermediate School 73-Q.

The driver, who was questioned by police, was apparently trying to park when he accidentally hit the gas. He was not arrested, but it's unclear tonight whether he will face any charges.


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