Mumbai: A 45-year-old woman in Colaba died after getting trapped in the elevator shaft of a residential building on Monday, the police said.
The deceased, identified as Arti Dashrat Pardeshi, was a domestic help and was working at a Navy residential colony in Colaba.
According to the police, Pardeshi died after getting trapped accidentally in the lift shaft between two floors of a multi-storied building.
The emergency services were pressed into action immediately and the lift doors were opened in the presence of civil police. The woman was rushed to the hospital where she was declared brought in dead.
Further investigations are being carried out by the Cuffe Parade police station and naval authorities.