A shocking taxi accident in New York late last month sent one young woman to the hospital with life threatening injuries and the driver of the vehicle to jail. This is the latest example of a reckless taxi driver failing to give pedestrians the proper consideration while driving on New York City streets.
A New York City taxi accident sent an elderly pedestrian to the hospital earlier this month. The 83-year old woman was struck while walking her bicycle along a stretch of Columbus Circle. She was actually pinned under the cab until a group of bystanders banded together and lifted the vehicle-a 2012 Ford Escape hybrid SUV-off her. First responders say their quick thinking saved the woman's life.