Brit's 'leg severed' by NY taxi

Police in New York are investigating why a taxi left the road and ploughed into a British tourist severing part of her leg. The woman, named locally as 23-year-old Sian Green, remains in hospital.

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British tourist still sedated after losing leg in NY crash

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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