Video has gone viral on Chinese social media showing the terrifying moment when one woman was nearly devoured by the Shenzhen subway.
In the video, the woman can be seen walking through a metro passageway when suddenly the floor gives way beneath her and she drops out of view. Fortunately, a fellow passenger reacted incredibly quickly to the incident and was able to grab her and drag her out of the abyss before she disappeared for good.
It turns out that the woman had stepped on and through a damaged well cover on the thoroughfare floor. It’s not clear how the cover became damaged or why no one had noticed until it was too late. Luckily, the woman suffered only minor injuries from the accident and has been released from the hospital.
On the bright side, the fall saved the woman from taking the escalator, which would probably have resulted in certain death.
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