Woman's Arm Nearly Severed After She Falls Down Garbage Chute and Gets Stuck in Trash Compactor

Woman's Arm Nearly Severed After She Falls Down Garbage Chute and Gets Stuck in Trash Compactor

October 30, 2012 Updated Oct 30, 2012 at 11:45 AM EST

A bizarre story from New York over the weekend.

According to a report from the New York Daily News, fire department officials said a 30-year-old New York woman nearly had her arm severed over the weekend when she fell into her apartment building's garbage chute and got trapped inside a trash compactor. The woman was hospitalized in critical condition, according to the Daily News report.

Read the New York Daily News report HERE.




What are your thoughts CLICK HERE to leave us a "QUESTION OF THE DAY” comment.

Want to be in the know for the next weather event, the next school closing or the next big breaking news story?

TextCaster alerts from 21Alive.com are your defining source for instant information delivered right to your cell phone and email. It's free, easy and instant. Sign-Up Now!

Powered by Summit City Chevrolet



© Copyright 2014, A Granite Broadcasting Station. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

To submit a comment on this article, your email address is required. We respect your privacy and your email will not be visible to others nor will it be added to any email lists.