A 14-year-old girl lost a fingertip after an elevator accident at her school in Shiraoka, Saitama Prefecture.
According to police, the accident occurred at around 3 p.m. on Tuesday at the junior high school. Sankei Shimbun reported that the girl was getting off the elevator on the second floor of the school building, but the string on a shoe bag she was holding in her right hand got stuck in the door of the elevator. The elevator kept on moving and the girl's fingertip of her middle finger was chopped off.
The girl was taken to hospital where she was in a stable condition on Wednesday.© Japan Today