What was supposed to be a fun karaoke night out turned into a harrowing tumble for a 24-year-old man from Hangzhou, China, when he accidentally fell down an elevator shaft after kicking its doors in. Identified only as Yang, the inebriated...Show More Summary
https://youtu.be/CbdGVRywBV0 According to WorldNews247 the fellow in this video pushed the elevator button, and when it didn't open, he gave the door a flying kick, which dislodged it. He walked through the opening and fell down the shaft. He survived.
He won't be jump-kicking anything in for a while.
Dude might have had a few too many. [ more › ]
On Wednesday morning, a man working at a construction site at 34 West 17th Street in the Flatiron District fell five stories down an elevator shaft. Before hitting the basement, he was impaled on multiple steel bars. The pieces of rebar went through his abdomen, groin, and upper leg. One... More »
Don't look down.
A three-year-old girl escaped serious injury after falling 10 feet down an elevator shaft at a Bronx catering hall, police said.
The workers were trapped in an elevator shaft 900 feet underground.
On Wednesday at around 10 p.m., 17 miners descended nearly half a mile to the floor of the Cayuga Salt Mine in central New York — at 2,300 feet, it's the deepest in the Western Hemisphere — to start their shift. The miners' elevator descended about 900 feet before it malfunctioned,... More »
Rescuers were pulling the miners to the surface after a group of 17 spent the night trapped in an elevator 900 feet below ground at a salt mine in Lansing, N.Y.
In the three days after Chicago firefighter Daniel Capuano died responding to a fire on the city's South Side, solemn tributes for the fallen first responder have ranged from the U.S. Senate floor in Washington, where Sen. Dick Durbin offered his condolences, to the United Center, where the Chicago...
Citing a litany of alleged unsafe conditions, Chicago city officials are seeking to demolish a South Side warehouse where a firefighter died after falling into an open elevator shaft. In an emergency motion filed Tuesday afternoon in Cook County court, city attorneys cited numerous alleged deficiencies...
Services have been announced for Chicago firefighter Daniel Capuano, who died after plunging down an elevator shaft while battling a warehouse fire on the Far South Side. Visitation for Capuano, 42, is scheduled for 3 to 9 p.m. Thursday at St. Rita High School Chapel, 7720 S. Western Ave., according...
A Chicago firefighter died early Monday after falling two stories down an elevator shaft while fighting a smoky blaze in a warehouse.
A Chicago firefighter was killed early this morning by falling through an elevator shaft on the second floor in an empty warehouse. Daniel Capuano, 42, was battling a fire at a three-story warehouse in the 9200 block of South Baltimore Avenue when he died. Show More Summary
[Image: Photo by Adrià Goula, courtesy of Carles Enrich]. Here's another prosthetic elevator project—in fact, the reason I posted the previous one—this time around designed by architect Carles Enrich for the riverside city of Gironella,...Show More Summary
"I thought YOU had the instructions." Chicago circa 1955. "Elevator engineers." A job that has its ups and downs. 4x5 acetate negative from the News Photo Archive. View full size.
This is a short video of an Amazon parrot wandering around the house laughing like he just watched Sylvester fall down an elevator shaft. What a little creeper. Hit the jump for the video.
The man suffered serious injuries but is expected to survive, rescue officials said.
The Department of Buildings has issued a demolition permit for the abandoned hospital at 100 Castleton Avenue in Staten Island, where a teenage boy fell 7 stories down an elevator shaft to his death last Friday. [ more › ]