NYC
08/20/2013 12:46 pm ET Updated Aug 21, 2013

Woman Struck By Taxi In Midtown Near Rockefeller Center; Dr. Oz Among Responders

A woman lost her leg after she was struck by a taxi near Rockefeller Center on Tuesday morning.

The accident occurred shortly after 11 a.m. at the intersection of Sixth Avenue and West 49th Street after the taxi jumped the curb.

Television host Dr. Mehmet Oz was among the responders on the scene.

The taxi driver reportedly swerved to avoid hitting a cyclist, when the cab suddenly plowed into the woman.

Two lanes were shut down while officials investigated.

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