Elderly Philadelphia Woman Trapped On Toilet For Days
PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – A 93-year-old Philadelphia woman was rushed to the hospital after she reportedly fell into her toilet and became trapped for several days.
The victim was taken from her residence at the Tioga Presbyterian Apartments near 15th and Tioga Streets and transported to Temple University Hospital at about 11:30 a.m. Tuesday morning.
According to medics, crews removed the woman from her home and she still had a piece of the toilet attached to her.
The woman is reportedly in stable condition. It is believed she was trapped for at least two days, possibly even three.
Officials said the elderly woman missed a scheduled phone check-in with the Philadelphia Corporation for Aging.
Every bathroom at the independent living facility is equipped with an emergency pull cord, but a building official says the 93-year-old never pulled the cord.
Reported By Steve Beck, CBSPhilly.com