in

Woman, 92, left fighting for life after getting impaled by bannister

Woman, 92, left fighting for life after getting impaled by bannister

Emergency services were called to the home of a 92-year-old after she became impaled on a bannister at home in Wombourne, Staffordshire. (SWNS)

An elderly woman was left fighting for her life after she became impaled on a bannister at her home. 

The 92-year-old managed to dial 999 after becoming impaled on the railing at her home on Wednesday morning. 

Emergency crews including an air ambulance raced to the home in Wombourne, Staffordshire at 9am on Wednesday (1 September) where they found the woman. 

Firefighters spent an hour using specialist cutting equipment to remove the bannister from her before she was rushed to the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Birmingham.

A general view of the Queen Elizabeth Hospital is pictured in Birmingham, central England on October 15, 2012. A teenage Pakistani rights activist was flown to Britain for specialist long-term care on Monday after being shot in the head by the Taliban for campaigning for the right to education. Malala Yousafzai, 14, who was attacked on her school bus in the former Taliban stronghold of the Swat valley last Tuesday, was sent abroad at a time when her condition is

The woman was rushed to the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Birmingham. (Stock image: Getty)

A spokeswoman for West Midlands Ambulance Service said: “An elderly woman has been taken to a major trauma centre after being injured in her home.

“One ambulance, a paramedic officer and the Midlands Air Ambulance from Cosford were sent to…

Read further.

What do you think?

Comments

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Loading…

0
Uff Garmi: Get your beach style on point like Bollywood divas, Alia Bhatt, Sara Ali Khan, Ananya Panday & Jhanvi Kapoor | IWMBuzz

Uff Garmi: Get your beach style on point like Bollywood divas, Alia Bhatt, Sara Ali Khan, Ananya Panday & Jhanvi Kapoor | IWMBuzz

Kriti Sanon looks all comfortable and preppy in her shirt dress as she arrives at the airport; Yay or Nay?

Kriti Sanon looks all comfortable and preppy in her shirt dress as she arrives at the airport; Yay or Nay?