This will give you one more reason to take the stairs over the elevator…

Read below:

A woman was crushed and killed by an elevator that began rising as she was stepping onto it in a Midtown office building Wednesday morning.

Two other people were injured in the horrific accident at 285 Madison Ave., which is near East 40th Street.

Officials said the woman was halfway onto the elevator when it took off, without its doors closing. She died after she was crushed between the elevator and the shaft wall.

The other two people were already on the elevator. Their injuries were minor.

The building is 25 stories tall and is home to advertising agency Young & Rubicam, among other businesses.

[NBCNY]

Elevators do make life a lot simpler … but honestly, they’re not worth this type of sh*t! We will pass on those from now on…