WATCH: Woman busy texting walks straight into icy canal
Friday, January 25, 2013
The woman was pulled to safety moments later by a passer-by
(Liz Klimas) A British broadcast journalist has become the latest example of the hazards of texting while walking.
CCTV cameras in the U.K.’s Birmingham Mailbox district caught Laura Safe, who is a morning newsreader for Capital radio, texting her boyfriend as she walked down a set of stairs, the Daily Telegraph reported. The next thing we know, there’s a splash and a frantic escape from the frigid water.