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WATCH: Bystanders lift car to save woman stuck underneath

/ 05:14 PM January 29, 2020

A group of bystanders lifted a car to free a woman who was trapped under it after she was run over last Sunday, Jan. 26.

The unidentified woman was crossing a street in the Lower East Side in New York when she was hit by an SUV, as per the New York Daily News on the same day.

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The incident left the woman stuck under the car, which was driven by a 65-year-old woman. Aside from hitting the pedestrian, the driver had also bumped another vehicle, leading to chain-reaction minor accidents.

Moments after, a group of bystanders came together to lift the side of the car and help free the woman. Twitter user @colbydroscher uploaded a video of the rescue on his page on the same day.

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“Onlookers just lifted the SUV, dragging the victim out,” the netizen said.

In a separate post, he uploaded a photo of the woman out from under the car. She was pictured still lying on the pavement while fire authorities surrounded her.

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Following the incident, medics transported the woman to a hospital to treat her pain and bruises. According to the report, the driver was asked to appear in court for failing to yield.  Ryan Arcadio /ra

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