Escalator at subway New Taipei unexpected collapse

Video appeared yesterday 14/3 on an escalator in metro station, new taipei city collapsed, about 30 people wounded in the back and make 4 of them were slightly injured. At 10:26 Friday evening (11 months …

Escalator at subway New Taipei unexpected collapse

Video appeared yesterday 14/3 on an escalator in metro station, new taipei city collapsed, about 30 people wounded in the back and make 4 of them were slightly injured.

At 10:26 Friday evening (11 months 3), about 30 people are riding the escalator up from the train station Xinpu of Online Bannan (Blue). However, escalator suddenly stopped and started to go down quickly.

On Monday, two video surveillance of the incident was posted on Facebook Baofei Commune (爆 廢 公社). In the video filmed from the upper floor, can see a large group of people is going up, with one person trying to step down promptly and two others almost on purpose, but not done when the escalator gave way and take passengers fell sharply backwards.

In the video Monday, captured from a surveillance camera on the background, one can see people are streaming at the bottom, while others frantically try to run away from their line. A passenger can be seen hit the floor with a force considerably, and many people piled up.

A sprained ankle and was transported to nearby hospital by ambulance. Three others were light bruising, but was able to leave the station under her own power them.

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