One killed in elevator accident in Geldrop clothing store

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Paramedics and a police officer at the scene of an incident (Stock photo: Politie). Paramedics and a police officer at the scene of an incident (Stock photo: Politie)

A 55-year-old woman was killed in an accident involving an elevator in a clothing store in Geldrop on Wednesday afternoon, the police said on Twitter.

Emergency services responded to the store around 12:30 p.m. According to the police, it seems to be a workplace accident. 

A spokesperson for the Social Affairs and Employment Inspectorate told Omroep Brabant that the victim's head got stuck in a freight elevator. The police and Inspectorate are investigating what happened. 

According to newspaper AD, the accident happened in Miller & Monroe on Langstraat, a new clothing store. It's not clear whether the store is open yet.

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