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: WATCH: Surveillance Video Catches Olney Drive-By Shooting That Killed 1, Injured 5
It happened around noon Thursday in Plainfield, New Jersey.
Video shows that woman walking down the sidewalkREAD MORE: Rutgers Suspends 2 Football Players After Paintball Shooting
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: Course Changes, New Finish Line Announced For 2021 Blue Cross Broad Street Run
The woman was taken to the hospital with serious injuries.