An elderly woman’s left hand was severed by the lift door at a HDB block in Taman Jurong. The incident happened at Block 22 Taman Jurong this morning (Oct 9) and the Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) were alerted at 7.27am.

When the SCDF arrived, they found the woman stuck in the lift on the ground floor with her left hand trapped in between the lift doors. The SCDF forced the lift doors open with tools and the woman was sent to National University Hospital with her severed hand.