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A 76-year-old woman fell out of the window of her apartment on the seventh floor in New York City last week, but she survived . . . because she landed on a bunch of boxes of fruits and vegetables.

Boxes filled with carrots, onions, pears and limes cushioned the woman’s fall. She suffered injuries like a broken pelvis, broken rib, and a pierced lung. She was rushed to a hospital.

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NYC woman survives accidental plunge from 7th-story, lands on boxes of fruit and veggies on street

Fruit and vegetables are good for you. Boxes filled with carrots, onions, pears and limes cushioned the fall of a 76-year-old woman who plunged from a seventh-floor window Friday on Manhattan's Upper East Side. Cops said Barbara Heller accidentally fell from an apartment window around noon to the sidewalk below, where workers were unloading produce in front of a market.