Woman using phone plunges into utility pit

Woman on cell phone plunges into utility pit

PLAINFIELD, NJ - A New Jersey woman is hospitalized in serious condition after a terrible tumble on Thursday, preceded by some ill-advised cell phone use. .

Security video shows the 67-year-old woman walking while using her phone, and failing to notice an open sidewalk access door in front of her. The woman runs into one of the doors, goes head over heels and plunges six feet down the hole

The woman as extracted by emergency crews and rushed to the hospital, suffering from significant injuries. 

Authorities say the doors were open for the repair of gas lines.

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