Escalator accidents in Oregon malls the last three years

Here's our compliation of escalator accidents in Oregon malls the last three years.

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Oct. 28, 2013, Washington Square, Macy’s: Shoe caught in escalator injures child.

Oct. 5, 2013, Washington Square, J.C. Penny: Elderly woman with walker falls down escalator.

Sept. 26, 2013, Lloyd Center: Customer loses grip on handrail and falls.

Sept. 17, 2013, Lloyd Center, Macy’s: Elderly man with cane loses balance and falls.

Sept. 13, 2013, Lloyd Center: Man falls when the escalator shuts off while he’s walking on it.

July 26, 2013, Lloyd Center, Macy’s: Customer tripped over his own foot and fell down the escalator.

June 23, 2013, Lloyd Center, Marshalls: Child playing on escalator got finger abnd hand stuck in escalator. Burned three fingers of hand.

June 15, 2013, Lloyd Center, Macy’s:
Customer’s shoe gets stuck in escalator at the bottom.

June 14, 2013, Lloyd Center, Marshalls: Person with walker falls on escalator.

May 26, 2013, Lloyd Center, Macy’s: Customer trips on escalator.

May 25, 2013, Lloyd Center, Macy’s: Customer loses balance and falls.

April 18, 2013, Lloyd Center, H&M: Customer trips on escalator.

April 4, 2013, Lloyd Center: Customer trips while running up the down escalator.

April 3, 2013, Lloyd Center: Child falls going up the down escalator.

March 24, 2013, Macy’s at The Streets of Tanasbourne: Customer trips.

Feb 10, 2013, Lloyd Center: Customer falls on escalator.

Nov. 26, 2012, Lloyd Center, Macy’s: Child falls on escalator.

Oct. 29, 2012, Clackamas Mall, Forever 21:
After escalator stops suddenly, girl trips and scrapes her knee.

 Oct. 20, 2012, Happy Valley, Sears: Child cuts big toe when shoe is caught in escalator.

Oct. 5, 2012, Lloyd Center: Customer falls on escalator.

Oct. 2, 2012, Washington Square: Sprained ankle - no further details available.

Oct. 1, 2012, Lloyd Center, Macy’s: Elderly person with walker can’t get off escalator.

Sept. 24, 2012, Lloyd Center, Macy’s: Girl’s shoe caught in escalator, bruises ankle.

Sept. 24, Lloyd Center, Macy’s: Incident with customer’s stroller on escalator – no further details available.

June 17, 2012, Washington Square, Macy’s: Customer slips and falls on escalator.

 June 16, 2012, Lloyd Center Mall: Child trips and falls on escalator.

June 16, 2012, Lloyd Center: Elderly woman trips and falls on escalator.

June 13, 2012, Lloyd Center: Customer trips and falls on escalator.

June 9, 2012, Lloyd Center: Escalator suddenly stops, causing woman to fall and injure knee.

May 26, 2012, Lloyd Center Mall: Escalator stops suddenly and causes pain to customer’s right knee. 

March 16, 2012, Lloyd Center Mall: Woman cuts her hand on a metal thread protruding from escalator handrail.

March 10, 2012, Nordstrom Downtown: Man falls backward on escalator and hits his head on step. He was intoxicated.

Dec. 22, 2011, Lloyd Center, Macy’s:
Woman’s boot heel gets stuck in escalator. She catches the railing and falls back, scraping knee and leg.

Nov. 17, 2011, Lloyd Center, Nordstrom: Woman going down the escalator gets her right foot onto the step but is unable to get her foot on before beginning to escalate down. As the escalator is moving, the teeth on the steps scrapped her leg. Large gash on right ankle and calf, and bleeding through socks and pant leg.

Sept. 12, 2011, Lloyd Center, Marshalls: Child is rubbing hands on escalator handrail and gets hand caught.

Sept. 9, 2011, Lloyd Center: Teen girl is walking when she trips and her knees hit the steps. Scrapes to the left knee.

Aug. 21, 2011, Valley River Center, J.C. Penney:
Person appeared to suffer a stroke or heart ailment and fall.

June 30, 2011, Lloyd Center Mall: Person trips going up the down escalator.

April 25, 2001, Lloyd Center: Person running up escalator in flip flops stumbles and cuts big toe.

Dec. 12, 2010, Lloyd Center: Child is riding down escalator when his shoe is caught on escalator steps. Child is able to get foot out of shoe just in time with no injuries.

Aug. 24, 2010, Lloyd Center, Macy’s: Customer riding escalator up when front of sandal is folded under and big toe is cut on the escalator’s metal grating.

April 2, 2010, Lloyd Center, Macy’s: Unsupervised boy reaches for toy he dropped and hurts three fingers on teeth of escalator.

March 26, 2010, Salem Center Mall, J.C. Penney: Person sitting down while riding the escalator falls when he tries to stand up at the bottom.

Feb. 20, 2010, Tigard, J.C. Penney: Person loses balance and falls down the escalator. Injuries to left leg, scrapes on back, bruises.

 Feb. 18, 2010, Medford, J.C. Penney: A woman is injured – no further details available.

Jan. 21, 2010, Salem Center Mall, J.C. Penney: Customer’s shoelace caught while riding the escalator down. Bruising and pinched right foot.