Cab jumps curb in Philly

June 25, 2009 9:45:29 AM PDT
Police say a taxi jumped a curb and crashed into a crowd in front of Philadelphia's Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts, striking a bicyclist and a pedestrian, who are in critical condition. Police say the accident occurred around 10 p.m. Wednesday when the cab collided with a car trying to merge into another lane in Center City. The taxi spun around, struck the cyclist, the pedestrian and a light pole.

Police say the pedestrian, a 58-year-old man, was rushed to a hospital with multiple leg fractures and had both legs amputated.

The bicycle rider, a woman, is also listed in critical condition with head trauma.

The cab driver and passenger were taken to the hospital with bumps and bruises.

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