By CBSNewYork Team

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — A traffic stop turned violent near the Lincoln Tunnel on Thursday.

It happened around 6:30 p.m. near West 40th Street and 11th Avenue.

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Video posted on social media shows a driver attacking three NYPD traffic agents.

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Police say the driver was involved in a collision. When the officers approached the vehicle, two men inside the car got out, struck the agents and took off.

The traffic agents suffered cuts to their faces.

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The suspects are now in custody.

CBSNewYork Team