“Medical staff had never seen an injury like that. They said is was unusual more than anything else,” Seymour said.
Stuthers-Gardener’s wife, Mandy Stuthers-Gardener, who was home when the accident happened and called 911, issued a warning about metal straws.
"I just feel that in the hands of mobility-challenged people like Elena, or children, or even able-bodied people losing their footing, these things are long and very strong," she warned, according to the Telegraph.
“Even if they don’t end a life, they can be very dangerous.”