An elderly man from Hubei was kicked to the ground by a man who moments before he had bumped into on the street.
According to NetEase, the incident took place on February 20 in Hubei province.
The images, which were taken from security camera footage, show an elderly man of small stature walking with his hands behind his back. A taller man is then seen brushing past the elderly man in the street.
Following the collision the two look back at each other and exchange glances before the taller man dressed in black launches himself at the elderly man.
China Gate reports that since the accident the elderly man has not been able to get out of bed. His femur has been left completely shattered by the attack.
Since the images were leaked online, police have launched an investigation into the incident. At present it is unknown exactly who the attacker is.