Taxi Cab Strikes and Critically Injures Woman Near FDR Drive

By Dan Rivoli on September 27, 2012 12:04pm 

A 64-year-old woman was seriously injured when a taxi cab hit her as she crossed South Street near the FDR Drive Thursday Sept. 27, 2012.
A 64-year-old woman was seriously injured when a taxi cab hit her as she crossed South Street near the FDR Drive Thursday Sept. 27, 2012.
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LOWER EAST SIDE — A 64-year-old woman was struck by a taxi cab and critically injured near the FDR Drive Thursday morning, the NYPD said.

The unidentified woman was crossing South Street near Wagner Place shortly before 7 a.m. when the northbound yellow crashed into her, police said.

The victim was rushed to Bellevue Hospital Center, where she was in critical condition, officials said.

The driver remained at the scene and was not immediately charged, an NYPD spokesman said. Police said they were still investigating.

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