Category: Stalled Elevator

  1. 13 Spend an Hour Trapped in Waikiki Elevator

    Thirteen people were stranded in an elevator at the Ilikai Hotel and Suites for more than an hour on July 28th, 2012. Hawaii Fire Department personnel were first alerted around 6:45 p.m. and arrived at the hotel in about 10 minutes. However, the elevator occupants had apparently attempted to free themselves by prying open the…

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  2. University worker crushed by 2,000lb lift:

      A University worker was killed after being crushed to death after climbing out of a an elevator that got stuck between floors. Annette Lujan was halfway out of the elevator when it suddenly began to move. The 48-year-was trapped between the second and third floor as the lift began to move and suffered crush…

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  3. Pregnant woman forced to crawl…

    When Alysse Litster, who is nine months pregnant and has a bad back, returned from walking her Jack Russell-chihuahua cross Monty last week she was forced to crawl up her apartment building’s stairs to return home because the elevator had not been repaired since it broke Nov. 3. So she called Bayside Property Services, which…

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  4. Kim K Stuck on an elevator…

    It’s not all fun and shopping and looking hot in New York City for Kim Kardashian. The reality star got trapped in an elevator yesterday! Fear not, she lived to tell, er, tweet, about it. Kim Kardashian (Pacific Coast News) Apparently she and her Spin Crowd pal Simon Huck were traveling between floors in a…

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  5. Hospital charges man after he gets stuck in elevator:

    HOUSTON – Mahmoud Dweib and his 4-year-old son went to Methodist Hospital in the Medical Center to see his newborn son back in Aug. 6, 2010. He was born the day before. “My wife asked for a meal from Olive Garden,” Dweib said. So the proud father left the hospital to grant his wife’s wishes….

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  6. What happens when you jump out of a elevator stuck between floors?

    A newspaper delivery man is still alive after suffering a 25-foot fall down an elevator shaft early Thursday when he jumped out of a stuck elevator in a Broadway apartment building, DNAinfo reports. The man, who is believed to be in his early 40s, was first able to pry the doors of the elevator open…

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  7. 28 Passengers rescued from a stalled elevator:

    The YouTube video shows 28 passengers were packed into the elevator at the 181st Street station in Washington Heights for the Number 1 train Friday night. The elevator’s shaft runs 103 feet from the platform to the street and the passengers were left stranded about halfway through. The video shows firefighters trying to calm some…

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