Nov 29, 2003

Woman Knocked Unconscious By Wal-Mart Shoppers

ORANGE CITY, FLA-Authorities said that Patricia Van Lester arrived at Wal-Mart at 3 a.m. for an early sale on a DVD player for her mother. When the store's doors opened at 6 a.m., Van Lester grabbed the DVD player but was quickly overcome by hundreds of shoppers rushing into the store.
The woman was knocked to the ground, slammed her head on the ground and suffered at least one seizure, according to Local 6 News. Her sister watched the incident and tried to stop the crowd as they made their way to the merchandise.