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Via New York Post:

A road-rage duel between a taxi driver and a bike messenger ended in horror yesterday when the cab jumped the curb at Rockefeller Center and crushed a British tourist enjoying her first day in the city — severing her left foot, witnesses and cops said.

TV’s “Dr. Oz” and two other men — a plumber and a pizza-truck owner — rushed to help the badly injured victim, 23-year-old Sian Green, after the 11:20 a.m. crash on Sixth Avenue at West 49th Street.

Dr. Mehmet Oz and the plumber fashioned tourniquets from a dog leash and a belt to stanch the bleeding, while the truck owner grabbed the severed foot and put it in a hot-dog vendor’s ice cooler.

 

The pretty Briton had been eating a hot dog while walking down the street enjoying the beautiful sunny day with her best friend just before being hit.

“It was like a damn movie,’’ said the bike messenger, Kenneth Olivo. . .


To sum it up, a plumber, a hot dog vendor, Dr. Oz, and a pizza-truck owner in a partnership with T. Boone Pickens, teamed up to help this young woman. - Greg Pollowitz


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