A student from Leicester who was seriously injured after being hit by a taxi in New York has given her first television interview just five weeks after her leg was amputated.
23-year-old Sian Green was taken to hospital in critical condition after being hit by a taxi which had mounted the pavement trying to avoid a cyclist in Manhattan.
Sian thanked passers by who helped to save her life and says she still remembers what happened.
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