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WATCH: NY Cops Lift Taxi Off Crushed Pedestrian

NYPD Taxi Cab Rescue

The amazing, heroic act of a group of NYPD cops lifting a taxi cab off an injured pedestrian was caught on tape.

A yellow NYC taxi cab reportedly ran over an unidentified individual in the Bronx. The New York Post noted that the accident occurred at East 138th Street and Brown Place. The victim was trapped underneath the car until cops surrounded the vehicle and did the impossible.


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The courageous cops proceeded to band together and lift the taxi cab off of the pedestrian while an onlooker filmed every moment. The victim was rescued from underneath the taxi after 2:30 a.m. on Jan. 13. The victim, who was in cardiac arrest, was then transported to a hospital. He/she is now in critical condition. The taxi cab driver was not charged.

The person filming the act can be heard behind the camera saying, “F—ing great, you guys.”

Police told The New York Post that prior to the taxi cab incident, officers were investigating a prior car accident in Brooklyn. A Ford Explorer jumped the curve and struck an 55-year-old woman after speeding across a bus stop on Louisiana Avenue.


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The woman, who is said to be in critical condition, was rushed to Brookdale Hospital afterwards.

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