Stairlift traps elderly woman who is rescued by fire crew’s handsaws

Stairlift traps elderly woman who is rescued by fire crew’s handsaws

An elderly woman in Suffolk had to be freed with handsaws after she became stuck under her stairlift. 

The woman, who is in her 90s, became trapped between the chair and the railing and had to be rescued by Suffolk Fire and Rescue, who used hydraulic equipment and handsaws to cut her free.

She was taken to hospital by an ambulance after the incident, which occurred in the early hours of Saturday.

 

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