The crash happened at around 3 p.m. at 42nd Street and 1st Avenue steps away from the United Nations.
The accident brought debris down onto the ground and on top of one of the cabs.
Two scaffold maintenance workers trapped for more than an hour on a collapsed scaffold high above the streets of Midtown Manhattan have been rescued.
Three construction workers were hurt Tuesday after a ceiling collapse at a building in Kips Bay brought down their scaffolding.
New York City has about 1 million feet of construction scaffolding at any given time, and some of it is turning into art.
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