Rappers filming music video given citations after driver hits them

Two rappers filming a music video in the middle of a popular Atlanta tourist attraction were given traffic citations after a driver hit them, according to Channel 2 Action News. 

The rappers, whose names have not been released, were struck about 1:30 a.m. Friday while shooting the video on the Jackson Street Bridge, Atlanta police told the news station. The bridge draws a steady stream of people seeking a chance to take photos in front of the iconic Atlanta skyline seen in movies, television shows and music videos. 

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After speaking with witnesses on the scene, police cited the men on a charge of pedestrian in the roadway. 

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The driver who hit the rappers was not charged. 

One rapper was taken to Grady Memorial Hospital, according to Channel 2. The other was taken to Atlanta Medical Center. 

Authorities said both men are stable and should be OK. 

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