The horrifying footage, which was shot in China, shows a woman looking at her phone while walking into an elevator, she trips and falls to the floor.
The woman's leg becomes stuck between the doors as the lift begins to go up.
According to Chinese news publication, Igiyi, the woman did not notice the lift had started to move before she walked in.
The lift reportedly went up a total of three floors before it came to a halt.
The woman can be seen struggling to get her leg out of the closed doors, and her right leg appears crushed.
The incident reportedly occurred on the 21st of June 2017, but the footage was only just released.
No further information has been provided and the woman's condition remains unknown.