Elderly woman found unconscious in fast food bathroom

JENNIFER GUSTAVSON PHOTO | An elderly woman was reported to be unconscious but breathing Sunday afternoon at Wendy’s in Riverhead.

An elderly woman was found unconscious but breathing in the bathroom at Wendy’s in Riverhead Sunday afternoon, according to the restaurant’s manager and Riverhead Fire Department officials.

The woman was reported unconscious shortly after 12:15 p.m. and was taken to Peconic Bay Medical Center for treatment, fire officials said.

Wendy’s manager Patty Demint said the woman had been in the bathroom for about 10 minutes before employees entered and found her unconscious. She was breathing and her eyes were blinking, Ms. Demint said.

No other details about the unidentified woman were immediately available.