A freak accident took the life of an obese woman and her husband, and landed their daughter-in-law in the hospital.
The devoted wife and mother, inadvertently killed herself and her husband in an accident.
Manjula Vithlani, 68, of India, fell from a flight of stairs and landed on her husband.
He was crushed to death after his wife, who weighed 282 pounds, fell on his head.
The couple who lived on the first floor of a home in Nagpur, went to check on their married son, Ashish, who lives with his wife Nisha, upstairs, as he has was having difficulty breathing.
Manjula was walking up the stairs and her husband Natvarlal followed her from behind. She suddenly slipped and fell, and landed on top of her husband.
Both the husband and wife suffered injuries to their head and they died of cerebral haemorrhage.
Ironically, when the daughter-in-law went to help her in-laws, she slipped and was taken to a hospital, where she was treated for a broken leg.