Skip to comments.Elderly man trapped at bottom of toilet
Posted on 03/21/2013 2:46:31 PM PDT by JoeProBono
CHATSWORTH, Ga.- An elderly man was hospitalized after spending more than an hour trapped at the bottom of a deep toilet pit at a Georgia park, officials said.
Lisa Parker, spokeswoman for the district that covers the U.S. Corps of Engineers property at Carters Lake, said toilets at the park open to the hole where the refuse is treated and left to decompose. The man apparently fell in after standing on the toilet instead of sitting, the Dalton (Ga.) Daily Citizen reported Thursday.
"We've had these type of toilet facilities for 10 to 15 years, and he just misused the toilet, unfortunately," Parker said.
Parker said the man was trapped for about 70 minutes, as it took some time for family members to become concerned and park representatives had to be summoned to unlock the door.
The spokeswoman said the man was "covered in mess and scraped up." He was taken to Murray Medical Center in Chatsworth.
WTH is James Carville doing in there?
The tidy bowl man’s boat capsized?
lol, old man standing up on a freefall pit toilet. I guess didn’t want germs on his ass but sadly got thwem all over.
He probably had his dentures fall out and went down to retrieve them...
I’ve often wondered if more people have found themselves in the bottom of an outhouse because they were hiding in fear from someone or because someone cruel forced them into there.
Privately-owned property and he'd be rich, no matter how at fault he was. Gov't-owned and he is "Shit out of Luck!"
looking for the Dem’s budget.
How many times have *we* told you to put the terlit seat *DOWN*? Eh?
Karma-'O-the-Loo it is. Yep. As much as we tried.
” WTH is James Carville doing in there?”
That is where he hails from. An outhouse.
I never lift it in the first place.
I wonder if he was Asian? In Japan (never been to China) the tradtional toilets are just a large drain hole opening in the floor. You simply pull up your kimono and squat.
Years ago at a Woodsmans field day in upstate NY, My then 70 YO grandfather had a bunch of his old lumberjack buddies decide to play a trick on him in one of the blue porta pottys they have at outdoor events.
They were all drinking and got together to ‘shake him up’ a bit. So they shook and shook and the “HEYYYYY!!!!!!!” screaming did commence. They shook it back and forth until it tipped over. And as my Grandfather walked out of the NEXT portapotty over, they all ran for the hills.
The wrong old guy covered in....was not really amused.
Never trust old drunk lumberjacks. A moral to live by.
Just another reason why I don’t do #1 or #2 at a public park
“He who stands on outdoor toilet needs good balance.”
Talking your life being in the crapper.
I wonder if he was Middle Eastern? When I was in Tunisia, they had a hole in the concrete floor with a bucket of water and a stick. Coming out of it were cockroaches 2 inches long. You didn’t dare sit down on that hole.
There is a famous patent of old for somebody who invented a four roller toilet seat to prevent people from standing on it, as was long the tradition in the back country.
He heard the basement was for rent and went to check it out.
Or just because they were trying to peep at the people using the toilet... I’ve seen quite a few of those stories.
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