Clayton woman washing dishes falls through apartment floor

- A woman is recovering at Grady Memorial Hospital and being evaluated for injuries after her family said she fell through the floor of her apartment.

"The floor literally gave out underneath me. My whole leg was in the hole," said Micki Anderson, who spoke to Fox 5 from her hospital bed. Early Thursday afternoon at her apartment, she said while doing dishes, her floor gave out underneath her in the kitchen and she fell in. 

"The door was locked. I couldn't get up," Anderson said. She and her family live on the first floor of the Laurel Park Apartments off Highway 85 in Clayton County.

Relatives told FOX 5 they flagged down a maintenance worker to open the door as emergency crews came to help.

Anderson's family provided cell phone video of the hole and photos of her injuries. When FOX 5 arrived at the apartment, the hole had been boarded up.

Anderson was transported from Southern Regional Hospital, to Grady for further examination and CAT scans. As of Thursday night, her family said she has no broken bones so far, but she is in plenty of pain.

"She's in so much pain, its not even funny," fiance Jordan Vance said. 

Vance and Anderson said they complained to apartment management multiple times about the soft spot on the floor. 

Thursday afternoon, FOX 5 called the leasing office for comment and an employee quickly hung up.

When FOX 5's Jaclyn Schultz arrived at the leasing office, a manager declined to answer any questions about the incident and said all answers must come from corporate management. The manager also told Fox 5 that are stationed would receive an emailed response.

FOX 5 contacted DJ Acquisitions, based out of Miami, via phone call, email, and Facebook. Thursday afternoon, a representative at the Miami office told Fox 5 that our station would receive a response. 

As of Friday, FOX 5 has still not heard from management about the incident or other residents' concerns in the same building that soft spots in the floor could also cave in. 

"It could happen to anybody. that's my main concern," Vance said.

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