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Mexican woman, 32, has her leg amputated and Ohio woman may lose hers after yellow NYC cab crashed

A 32-year-old Mexican woman has had her leg amputated and a 48-year-old Ohioan may also lose hers after a yellow taxi jumped the curb and ran into a crowd in New York City.

Three were seriously injured and six were injured when a driver slammed into diners at Black Seed Bagels on Broadway around 1 p.m. Monday.

According to bystander Marcos de Ogueta, one of the woman’s thighs had largely disappeared, while the other had a disfigured ankle and lost her leg below the knee. New York Post

Another bystander reportedly wrapped his belt around one of the women’s bones in a makeshift tourniquet.

The other woman, who is from Columbus, 31, is said to have suffered a smaller injury ABC 7 New York

The 50-year-old cyclist suffered a broken arm and the driver was treated for minor injuries. The 40-year-old passenger from Chicago was not injured.

Wild video footage shows 15 to 20 Good Samaritans rushing to help the two women trapped by the taxi after it collided with a bicyclist, jumped off the curb and plowed on several pedestrians in Manhattan, dragging the bicyclist. .

Six people, including the taxi driver, who reportedly passed out on the spot and was ‘completely in shock’, were taken to hospital.

Mayor Eric Adams, 61, said the scene was “disturbing” and was caused by “human recklessness and street design.”

Wild footage shows the moment a group of New Yorkers heroically lifted a taxi from pedestrians mowed down in a crash

Wild footage shows the moment a group of New Yorkers heroically lifted a taxi from pedestrians mowed down in a crash

A Mexican woman, 32, had her leg amputated, while a 48-year-old from Ohio may also lose hers after being strapped under the cabin (pictured).  A bystander said one of the women's thighs was mostly gone, while the other had a disfigured ankle and lost her leg below the knee.  Another bystander reportedly wrapped his belt around one of the woman's bones in a makeshift tourniquet

A Mexican woman, 32, had her leg amputated, while a 48-year-old from Ohio may also lose hers after being strapped under the cabin (pictured). A bystander said one of the women’s thighs was mostly gone, while the other had a disfigured ankle and lost her leg below the knee. Another bystander reportedly wrapped his belt around one of the woman’s bones in a makeshift tourniquet

“Road safety is our top concern, and we will continue our efforts to ensure that our streets are safe,” he said.

“We should not accept, and I will not accept, a reality in which New Yorkers die from traffic violence.”

In addition, Adams said he was honored by the group of New Yorkers who rushed to help the women.

“As hard as things are, no matter how many people say New Yorkers can be rude and New Yorkers can be bad, when it’s time to help each other, we’re here. And I just want to personally thank you,” he said, according to ABC 7 New York.

John Chell, deputy police chief for the NYPD, also called the community’s willingness to help a “remarkable scene.”

Columbus Mayor Andrew Ginther, 47, has also asked the public to join the injured in their “prayer” and said he had spoken with Adams about how the families could come to the Big Apple to visit their injured loved ones. to be.

Investigators are investigating the crash to see if the driver had a medical condition or if the car’s brakes were malfunctioning, as the driver said in his initial statement, according to ABC 7. Investigators are also investigating whether it was an operating error.

However, the driver would be in good standing and in possession of a valid taxi driver’s license.

Three people were transported to Bellevue Hospital in critical condition, including the taxi driver, who reportedly passed out and was

Three people were transported to Bellevue Hospital in critical condition, including the taxi driver, who reportedly passed out and was “completely in shock.”

A bicycle is mutilated after a taxi crashes on Broadway and jumps a curb

A bicycle is mutilated after a taxi crashes on Broadway and jumps a curb

According to the police, it was an accident, but what exactly happened is under investigation.

The yellow cab was on West 29th Street, heading south to Broadway, when it collided with the bicyclist, Chell explained.

The taxi crossed a bike path, jumped the curb and landed on the narrow sidewalk, hitting several pedestrians before crashing into the side of a building.

“While this is happening, a remarkable scene took place,” Chell said. “About 15 to 20 New Yorkers tried to take this cab off these women.”

The cabin was a Toyota SUV, reportedly weighing between 4,200 and 4,300 pounds.

Scene video and photos for Black Seed Bagel and Juice Generation show the taxi on the sidewalk and some of the factory barriers damaged. A mangled bicycle was left on the bike path.

The Emergency Management Department advised people to expect traffic delays, road closures and emergency services in the Broadway and West 29th Street area. Drivers must find an alternative route.

A witness to the accident told the New York Post that the taxi driver first hit a cyclist before hitting the women eating at Black Seed Bagel.

“Everyone rushed and lifted the taxi of two women who were trapped underneath,” the witness told the publication.

A taxi jumped over a curb in New York's Flatiron District on Monday, seriously injuring six people.

A taxi jumped over a curb in New York’s Flatiron District on Monday, seriously injuring six people.

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