British Woman Dies After Metal Drinking Straw Impales Her Through Eye
British Woman Dies After Metal Drinking Straw Impales Her Through Eye
Metal drinking straw warning after death of woman impaled through eye
13 July, 2019, 19:48
A woman in the United Kingdom died after falling on a metal drinking straw affixed to a mason-jar-style cup she was holding while at home, according to a coroner's report.
The 60-year-old, who suffered from severe scoliosis - curvature of the spine - was carrying a mason jar glass with a screw-top lid which fixed the metal straw in place when she collapsed and fell in her kitchen.
The 60-year-old retired jockey had mobility issues stemming from a horse-riding accident.
"I went to the kitchen door and could see Lena lying on her front at the doorway between the den and the kitchen", she wrote in a statement. After turning Elena over, Many saw the straw had gone through her eye-and it was still attached to the drinking glass.
"She was making unusual gurgling sounds", Mandy said, according to a coroner's report obtained by USA Today.
"I slid the glass off the straw and turned her over", she recalled.
Medical staff had never seen such an injury caused by a metal straw.
Elena was rushed to Southampton General Hospital after suffering the horror injuries. One Australian study over the 2018 Christmas period found that reusable goods such as straws and coffee cups had a sales increase of more than 1000 percent compared with the 2017 season.
Metal straws are now being used by people who are concerned with the environment and are being considered as the solution to reduce the usage of single-use plastic straws.
Griezmann's buyout clause surpasses Messi's Though, it was only announced on Friday with Barcelona paying Griezmann's €120million release clause. He also won the Europa League, the UEFA Super Cup and the Spanish Super Cup in that time.
She reportedly had become alcohol-dependent in the months leading up to her death, but toxicology reports showed no alcohol in her system at the time of her fatal fall.
Speaking to reporters outside the coronial court, Mandy said she missed her beloved wife everyday.
"Even if they don't end a life they can be very risky".
Use of metal straws comes with potential risks particularly when used by children or mobility-challenged individuals like Elena.
Struthers-Gardner's brain stem, which controls breathing, was damaged by the metal straw.
"If someone does fall on one and it's pointed in the wrong direction, serious injury can occur", Allen was quoted as saying.
Her life support was switched off the next day.
Assistant coroner Brendan Allen stated that there is not enough evidence to explain why Struthers-Gardner fell and noted that no alcohol was present in a urine sample. I hope this never happens to anyone else'.
This, combined with your constant amnesic companion Malroth, definitely makes Dragon Quest Builder 2 a lively game. Players will also gain access to an all-new island with the materials needed to build these new recipes.
A batter can be thrown out at first base in the event he tries advancing when a ball gets past the backstop. For the first time in a professional baseball game, balls and strikes were called by an electronic system .
Williams has been stuck on 23 Grand Slam titles since winning the 2017 Australian Open while eight weeks pregnant. Halep picks and 2019 Wimbledon predictions, see what red-hot British tennis expert Gavin Mair has to say.
USA soccer star Allie Long's L.A. hotel room was broken into. and her wedding ring, cash and her honorary key to NYC were stolen. The USWNT then flew to Los Angeles to attend the ESPYs , where the squad won the "Best Team" award.
Eduardo, now an MP, accompanied his father to a private meeting with Trump during a diplomatic visit to Washington in March. A 2017 YouTube video shows him standing in front of a Popeyes chicken counter recounting his time in the U.S.in 2004-2005.
This Saturday marks National French Fry Day , a day to revel and celebrate a beloved fried food in all of its forms. Select an order for at least $1, pay with Apple Pay and then, bam, free fries are coming your way.
Unlike the last three American presidents, who were wary of angering Beijing, Donald Trump has ramped up relations with Taiwan. Tsai was yesterday scheduled to attend a business forum and is today to meet students before heading to the Caribbean.
Federer finally clinched it on his fifth match point of the match and let out a scream upon reaching his 12th Wimbledon final. In 2003 the Swiss played his first championship clash in the All England Club, now he will face Novak Djokovic on Sunday.
An official organising Meghan's visit claimed it had been hard , telling The Times , "It was a nightmare, she was a nightmare". And if this is a sign the rift has passed, the women's appearance together earlier this week will help confirm it.
I can't adequately describe the video , you just have to experience it for yourself. "OK then attack me", the man says. Suffolk County Police responded to Bagel Boss at approximately 9:30 a.m. where there were reports of two men fighting.
Wimbledon 2019: How to watch Serena Williams vs
Another fierce grunt accompanied a 123mph serve into the net, but Halep was not about to be intimidated now she had come this far. Halep will need to disrupt Serena's comfort zone to have any chance of getting to slam No. 2.
No bones found in Vatican tombs searched for missing girl
Vatican officials said they plan to research records to investigate why neither of the princesses' remains were in their tombs. There were renovations carried out in the cemetery at the end of the 1800's, and then again in the 1960s and 1970s.
Save $200 on 2018 Apple MacBook Air
Alongside the new MacBook Air and MacBook Pro updates, Apple has cut SSD prices across the Mac line, sometimes by as much as half. WHAT'S NOW MISSING?: Apple has now completely streamlined its MacBook range with the older MacBook Air now removed from sale.
Mortal Kombat movie is R-rated and features fatalities
Anderson came out in 1995 to poor reviews, but 1997s's Mortal Kombat : Annihilation was met with straight-up ridicule. A new Mortal Kombat movie is now under development and its screen writer has just confirmed that it will be R-rated.
Friends reunited as WarnerMedia names HBO Max as DTC brand
According to Business Insider , DC Universe will remain as a separate service and there aren't yet plans to roll it into HBO Max . Several other shows like " Riverdale ", "Flash" and "Dynasty", maybe on Netflix for many, many years to come.
Pence acknowledges 'tough stuff' at border detention center
Pence made sure to mention that even the men in the temporary facility were receiving three meals a day, healthcare, and hygiene. In another room, children, all younger than 8 years old, were seated in front of a television watching an animated Spanish film.
Tampa’s Dwight Gooden charged with cocaine possession
The 1985 Cy Young award victor has a lengthy history of drug addiction which has unfortunately overshadowed his baseball exploits. Gooden also found himself in trouble for showing up high on cocaine to a meeting with his probation officer in 2006.
'Star Trek: Picard': Patrick Stewart Returns in New Key Art
The poster, seen here, shows Jean-Luc Picard apparently in retirement alongside a new companion, a lovable French Bulldog. The series also stars Alison Pill , Michelle Hurd , Evan Evagora , Isa Briones , Santiago Cabrera , and Harry Treadaw.