Hospitals around the metro area are reporting a surge in injuries from slipping and falling down in our icy and snowy weather.
At Menorah Medical Center one victim says by the time he realized he was in danger, it was too late.
A doctor tells FOX 4 News the hospital has admitted at least five patients since Tuesday as a result of falls.
Slipping and falling can cause severe injuries, including hip fractures and cervical cord damage.
Read more and watch video (via Fox 4 News)