A woman Woman got trapped on an escalator at a shopping centre after she slipped while she was using it.
According to reports, the woman was trapped in the escalator for about 15 minutes until she was cut free by local firefighters.
The horrifying incident happened in Surfers Paradise on Queensland’s Gold Coast, Australia, at 11.45 am on Tuesday, April 6.
Narrating the sad incident, Queensland Ambulance Service spokeswoman told NCA NewsWire that the woman became trapped due to her top getting caught on the grill and she was unable to be freed for about 15 minutes.
In a video shared online, a number of emergency service responders can be seen attending to the woman after she fell.
Confirming the news, the spokesperson for the Ambulance service revealed that the woman had been taken to Robina Hospital in a stable condition.
Mackenzie Colahan, a local news reporter for @9NewsGoldCoast said that the woman had lived out his “greatest fear”.
“This poor woman has realised my greatest fear – getting stuck in an escalator”. Mackenzie wrote via twitter.
Watch the video below.
A woman has been cut free after getting trapped in an escalator in #SurfersParadise.
— 9News Gold Coast (@9NewsGoldCoast) April 6, 2021