Four injured in stolen city truck accident

February 11, 2012 4:24:41 PM PST
A pair of alleged carjackers crashed a stolen city truck into a cab and then a building in Manhattan, injuring four people.

Police say the driver of a stolen Department of Environmental Protection truck, lost control and hit a taxi at First Avenue and East 86th Street on the Upper East Side.

The truck then jumped onto the sidewalk and crashed into a business.

The accident happened just after 11:00 p.m. Friday.

Four people were injured, including a pedestrian and two people in the truck.

Witnesses say people dove out of the way of the speeding vehicle.

Police arrested the two people in the stolen truck.

Investigators say they stole the vehicle from a city facility on the Lower East Side; the keys to the truck were left inside.

The alleged driver, Raynal Green, 32, is charged with grand larceny, criminal possession, reckless driving and leaving the scene of an accident.

Green's passenger, Raymond Moore, 36, is charged with grand larceny and criminal possession.

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