Another escalator incident rocks prospects at a Bangkok shopping center

Another escalator incident occurred in Bangkok, this time at a shopping mall within the Bang Na district of Samut Prakarn province. Fortunately, no accidents were reported.
A Thai man, Nathakrit Khajorndechasak, who works at a cell phone shop in the shopping center, shared a video and an image of the incident on Facebook. He said…
“Must be awake and aware on an everyday basis. I was talking to my buyer, and it occurred right in front of me. It was fortunate that a man who was on the escalator managed to leap to safety. So scary.”
The video showed some individuals gathered to witness the incident and took pictures of the damaged escalator. The picture featured the escalator step treads upturned.
Nathakrit later gave an interview with ThaiRath concerning the incident. He defined that it occurred at about four.50pm yesterday, July 11. While he was speaking to a buyer, he heard distinctive banging noises emanating from the escalator, about three to four instances. He searched for the origin of the noise and saw a man leap off the escalator to security and averted hurting himself.
Nathakrit added that shopping mall staff members rushed to the scene to make sure there were no victims instantly after the escalator malfunctioned. He added that the mall needs to undertake common inspections and upkeep of all escalators because they are used all day, particularly on the weekend when the mall is crowded with guests.
Several different shoppers who witnessed the malfunctioning escalator shared their experiences on social media.
One lady revealed that she had simply stepped off the escalator 10 seconds earlier than the incident happened. Light disclosed that it was fortunate that nobody was damage.
Two current escalator accidents have despatched shockwaves throughout Thailand, none extra so than the unfortunate accident at Don Mueang International Airport two weeks in the past when a Thai girl misplaced half of her leg after it was pulled into the transferring walkway or travelator while she was strolling to her gate.
Another woman got here ahead to share an identical incident involving her son at the airport. In this case, the young boy’s proper foot received caught within the escalator, necessitating eleven stitches to deal with the wound on his foot..

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