Yonkers business owner David Justino, Dr. Oz help save tourist hit by car
WESTCHESTER - A Bronx plumber and the owner of Aquarium and Critters warehouse in Yonkers is being called a hero after helping save the life of a British tourist on vacation in New York City who was mowed down by a cab Tuesday afternoon.
The tourist, 23-year-old Sian Green, had her foot severed and lost her other leg during the accident. David Justino stayed with the victim and used his belt as a tourniquet for her severe injuries.
Dr. Mehmet Oz, who rushed down from his office at Radio City, credits the plumber with saving the woman's life.
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Although doctors were unable to save her leg and foot, she's alive thanks to Justino.
He says he plans on visiting Green while she is hospitalized.