PLAINFIELD, N.J. (CBS)– A lot of pedestrians are usually worried about falling through a sidewalk cellar door when it’s closed, but in this case the doors were open.
A woman looking at her phone literally flipped over one of them leaving her with serious injuries.READ MORE: PPA Adding Patrols To Monitor Illegally Parked Cars In Bike Lanes Amid Growing Number Of Bicyclists Killed In Philly
It happened around noon Thursday in Plainfield, New Jersey.
Video shows that woman walking down the sidewalkREAD MORE: Father Of 18-Year-Old Killed In Sand Collapse On Toms River Beach Shares Message Remembering Son
Right before she gets to the open door she looks at her phone and flips head first into the basement , about six feet below.
Authorities confirmed what the video shows, that the 67-year-old woman appeared to have been distracted by her cell phone.MORE NEWS: Dirt Bike Rider Wanted In Hit-And-Run That Left Teenager Dead, Philadelphia Police Say
The woman was taken to the hospital with serious injuries.