Young amputee receives new legs thanks to Marathon bombing survivor

BOSTON — A 19-year-old who lost his legs in a car crash last year is on the move again, thanks in large part to a Boston Marathon Bombing survivor.

Vidal Lopez was hurt when a tractor-trailer crashed into his car in Mexico last summer.

He now has a new pair of legs thanks to the Heather Abbott Foundation.

The Rhode Island woman lost a leg in the Boston Marathon bombing.

Since then, her foundation has given about 11 other amputees customized prosthetics that weren’t covered by insurance.

Lopez’s new legs cost about $80,000.