VIDEO: Woman seriously injured after texting tumble

(Provided Photo/KRON)

PLAIN FIELD, New Jersey (KRON) — A 67-year-old woman was hospitalized after falling 6 feet through a sidewalk opening in New Jersey.

Police say the woman was distracted by her cellphone when she fell Friday.

There were construction crews in the opening repairing gas lines when the woman fell.

Fire crews were able to pull her to safety and take her to the hospital.

She remained in serious condition.

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