The Minnesota woman claims her washing machine exploded in her face and knocked her unconscious. She says she heard a whistling noise and when she went to inspect it, an explosion occurred. She suffered a concussion and sinus cavity injury.
So how can you protect yourself from a dangerous washing machine incident?
The Doctors say that if your washing machine is making a strange or unusual noise, to turn it off before approaching it, preferably using the circuit breaker in order to protect yourself from any possible harm.
They note that the average washing machine lasts for 11 years.