NYPD has closed off the area, and a witness says at least 10 people are being treated for injuries on the ground.
David Shuster, an anchor with i24News, says NYPD claims the car "lost control" and a driver is in custody.
NYPD: Car "lost control" on 7th in Times Square between 42nd/43rd. People injured. Investigation underway. Driver in custody. .— David Shuster (@DavidShuster) May 18, 2017
A photo on posted by a Twitter user shows a smoking car wedged on a sidewalk barrier.