Leicester tourist hit by New York taxi - full report

A woman from Leicester has had part of her leg severed after a New York taxi mounted the pavement and hit her. Sian Green was taken to hospital in a critical condition and is thought to be having surgery on her other leg.

Witnesses say the cab swerved to avoid a cyclist. They've described using a dog-leash and a belt to help keep Ms Green alive.

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Leicester student hurt in NYC

Doctors say the condition of a Leicester woman who lost part of her leg after being hit by a New York taxi is improving.