New York City taxi hits British tourist, severing her leg

Posted on August 20, 2013 • Filed under: Tourist Injured, United-States

According to, a taxicab that swerved to avoid hitting a bicyclist struck a British tourist, severing her leg, before jumping a curb in busy midtown Manhattan, witnesses said. People at the scene, including television personality Dr. Mehmet Oz, jumped into action — one man took off his belt to make a tourniquet while a halal food cart vendor placed her severed leg on ice in a cooler. Read article

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