BOSTON (CBS) – The woman who was behind the wheel during a crash that injured three pedestrians in Downtown Crossing does not have a driver’s license according to the Massachusetts Department of Transportation.

Police say Shanitqua Steele of Needham was driving at the intersection of Washington and School Streets Thursday afternoon when she hit a woman, boy and third person before she tried to drive away.

Shanitqua Steele allegedly hit pedestrians in Downtown Crossing (WBZ-TV)

Shanitqua Steele allegedly hit pedestrians in Downtown Crossing (WBZ-TV)

Steele appeared in court on Friday and was ordered held on $5,000 cash bail.

MassDOT told WBZ-TV that Steele holds a Massachusetts ID card but not a driver’s license.

Three pedestrians were injured in Downtown Crossing after being hit by a Needham woman. (WBZ-TV)

Three pedestrians were injured in Downtown Crossing after being hit by a Needham woman. (WBZ-TV)

A 63-year-old woman visiting Boston from Spain was injured in the crash along with a 45-year-old Milford woman and her 9-year-old son.

Steele pleaded not guilty during her Friday court appearance.

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