SEVILLE, SPAIN – A 25-year-old mother of three was cut in half by a hospital elevator shortly after giving birth.

The horrific accident happened as Rocio Cortes Nunes was being moved between floors at Virgen de Valme Hospital.

Nunes was being transported on a stretcher to the maternity ward after having given birth to her daughter via cesarean.

Once inside the elevator, the doors opened and closed but did not move floors. The hospital staff member with Nunes decided to use another elevator and began wheeling Nunes out.

Nunes, still on the stretcher, was halfway out of the elevator when the doors closed and the elevator began moving floors.

According to reports, the poor woman was killed when she was cut in two. Her family, who were waiting on her on the floor above, stated they heard a loud “loud blow” come from inside the elevator.

It would take firefighters two hours to remove her body, which was stuck in the doors. It was initially thought that her newborn was with her at the time of the accident, but she had already been taken to another hospital due to a heart condition.…


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