January 13, 2013

NEWS FROM AMERICA’S OBESITY FRONTIER: Woman Crashes Through Sidewalk. “A heavyset woman caved through an Upper East Side sidewalk last night — dropping six feet into a huge hole where she was eventually pulled out by emergency crews using a crane-like rescue unit, authorities said.”

Takeaway: “The woman was enormous. . . . She is a very large person, but we were able to secure her and stabilize her and lift her out of the hole.”