Woman's Arm Nearly Severed After She Falls Down Garbage Chute and Gets Stuck in Trash Compactor

October 30, 2012 Updated Oct 30, 2012 at 12:45 PM EDT

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Woman's Arm Nearly Severed After She Falls Down Garbage Chute and Gets Stuck in Trash Compactor

October 30, 2012 Updated Oct 30, 2012 at 12:45 PM EDT

A bizarre story from New York over the weekend.

According to a report from the New York Daily News, fire department officials said a 30-year-old New York woman nearly had her arm severed over the weekend when she fell into her apartment building's garbage chute and got trapped inside a trash compactor. The woman was hospitalized in critical condition, according to the Daily News report.

Read the New York Daily News report HERE.