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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.

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Parents of injured British tourist fly to New York

Relatives of a British woman who had part of her leg severed when she was hit by a taxi in New York are flying out to be by her side.

The aftermath of the incident in New York Credit: Bradd Jaffy/@BraddJaffy/PA Wire

Sian Green's parents, Jason and Sonia Green, and boyfriend, William Lord, 26, were due to fly out last night.

“She is in recovery now, and they have had to amputate what's left of her foot,” Mr Green said.

“We are a really close family we are all devastated by what has happened, we don't know what to say. We just want to be at our daughter's side right now.”

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