New York Police Commissioner Raymond Kelly said Sian Green, the British woman who had part of her leg severed in a collision involving a taxi in Manhattan, remains sedated in hospital.
Police said the taxi driver had been issued with a summons for being an unauthorised driver of the car.
Mr Kelly said the incident remains under investigation and the driver could face other charges.
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