Cabbie Struck by Drunk Driver Remains in Coma, Leg Amputated

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Forty-two-year-old Bangladeshi immigrant Sajjad Matin was struck last week by accused 33-year-old drunk driver Natasha Milbourne-Graham, who told cops that she drank two or three vodka cranberries before getting behind the wheel, eventually smashing into Matin on Eighth Avenue near 51st Street. Milbourne-Graham had a blood alcohol level of .136 percent, the Daily News reports, which is well above New York's .08 percent limit for a DWI. Doctors are trying to save Matin's right leg. His wife and two children are praying for his recovery at New York-Presbyterian Hospital.