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New York taxi 'severed' British woman Sian Green's leg

21 August 2013 Last updated at 19:44 BST

A New York taxi mounted a pavement before severing a Leicester woman's leg, police said.

Sian Green, 23, had only recently arrived in the city with a friend.

She is now in hospital and her family is travelling to be with her.

Police said they were investigating and the cab driver had not been arrested or charged.

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