Woman impaled by blowing umbrella at Jersey Shore beach
Tuesday, July 17, 2018, 4:53 PM - A 67-year-old woman visiting the Jersey Shore from London, UK was impaled by a beach umbrella Monday afternoon.
Margaret Reynolds' ankle was pierced after a strong gust of wind tossed the umbrella through the air.
A fire crew had to use a bolt cutter to free the woman. She then transported to the hospital in an ambulance.
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"It was a beautiful day and a gust of wind blew the umbrella. It was just an accident," Reynolds said in a statement released by Hackensack Meridian Health Tuesday.
She is said to be in good condition.