The woman was loading a package when it is thought that the elevator accidentally fell.
Kate Wise is now recovering in an intensive care unit and will require major reconstructive surgery after suffering head to toe burns.
Lawnmower accidents account for more than 35,000 injuries and the deaths of at least 90 Americans annually, according to a Lawn Stater analysis released on Wednesday.
A Texas woman risked her life by jumping from a large moving vehicle to avoid becoming a sex slave at the hands of her captors
"I've been at the hospital for seven hours," Dax Shepard revealed.
After rains brought by storm Cristobal, crocodiles have found their way into populated areas such as Tizimin, in Mexico.
An eyewitness, who was on a boat nearby with her husband and daughter when the lightning struck, said it was the "scariest thing" she had ever experienced.
Video footage from the scene shows the wreckage of the 20-foot crane collapsed at a building site in East London this afternoon.
According to the Lathrop Police Department, the man was trying to light the firework when it exploded in his hand.
Rebecca Woodard's SUV was hit by a train at a Kansas City Southern Railway Crossing in Doyline, Louisiana.
The 28-year-old man was hiking with another person in the Mount Jefferson Wilderness when he accidentally struck himself with the machete.
The boy was walking along a path covered with ice when he slipped and fell in Platte Cove in the Catskill Mountains in upstate New York.
"We were really lucky, and no one has been seriously hurt," the band said on social media.
The woman was struck by a float during the Krewe of Nyx parade during the final week of Mardi Gras in New Orleans.
The pedestrian was hit so hard that the body flew through the car's windshield, landing in the passenger seat.
A critic at Mexico City's Zona Maco art fair set a soda can down on a sculpture made of glass and found objects--only for the $19,000 artwork to fall to the ground and shatter.
Chase Thompson, who has autism, was struck by a car in Deerfield, Illinois, shortly after he managed to get out of his family home.
The neighbor fired his crossbow that hit a pit bull, then went through a door, and killed the man he was trying to save, authorities said.
Barbara Heller, 76, accidentally fell after leaning out of the window of her apartment in Manhattan's Upper East Side.
Yaneth Lopez Valladares was working at the Del Rey Packing plant in Sanger, near Fresno, in California. She was pronounced dead at the scene.
An explosion at a chemical factory in Catalonia was so powerful that it flung a one-ton steel plate two miles to crash into an apartment building, killing one resident.
Vikki Seifer said her pet bulldog Minni was crushed to death minutes after she dropped her off for a bath and nail trim at a PetSmart in Las Vegas.
After two thieves attempted to steal the laptop of a customer at an Oakland, California, Starbucks, he chased them from the restaurant and was killed when the car the robbers were driving slammed him into another vehicle.
Shen Yi-ming was among those killed when a military helicopter crashed close to the capital Taipei on Thursday.
A 14-year-old sustained serious injuries to his scrotum and penis after colliding with a stationary car while cycling.
Colton Williams was hunting rabbit with his father and a family friend on Thursday when the incident occurred, family members said.
Jackie Louise Armstrong fell as she was performing her aerial act in the Zippos Circus Christmas show at the Winter Wonderland attraction in London's Hyde Park..
The girl had been jumping on her bed in her home in West Valley City, Utah, before falling forward and impaling herself.