Briton injured in NY taxi incident named as Sian Green

A British tourist who was badly injured when a taxi in New York left the road has been named locally as 23-year-old Sian Green.

The incident is thought to have happened during her first few hours in the city.

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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.