Shocking moment pedestrian is hit on the head by a barbell weight after a woman accidentally dropped it while cleaning her high-rise flat
- Li, 36, was walking past a tower block in China while being hit by the plate
- She sustained serious bleeding on the head, but her condition has stablised
- Police said the weight was dropped by a resident of the building by accident
- The resident, 32, was cleaning her apartment when the disc fell from a height
This is the horrifying moment a pedestrian in China was struck on the head by a barbell weight as she walked past a high-rise building.
The heavy disc was accidentally dropped by a woman who was cleaning her home in the tower block, according to police.
The victim, identified as 36-year-old Li, was hospitalised and sustained non-life-threatening injuries.
CCTV footage shows the victim, 36-year-old Li, being hit by the falling weight in China
She is seen rubbing her head while sprawling on the ground after being struck on the head
The accident took place at noon on Saturday in the Nanshan District of Shenzhen, southern China.
The woman was said to be walking past an entrance to a subway station with two companions when she was hit by the object.
CCTV footage shows Li collapsing to the ground but surprisingly remaining conscious.
The woman was said to be walking past an entrance to a subway station with two companions. One of her companions is seen trying to check on the victim’s injuries after the accident
The barbell weight fell when a woman was cleaning her high-rise home, according to police
She is seen rubbing her head while sprawling on the ground before her companions approached to check on her.
Li sustained serious bleeding and was given first aid by medics from a nearby clinic who were notified of the accident by a passerby, reported People’s Daily.
She was then taken to the hospital by an ambulance.
Upon preliminary investigation, police discovered that the weight had been dropped by a 32-year-old woman, Wang, who was cleaning her home.
Police did not explain which floor Wang’s flat is on.
The case is under further investigation.
The victim’s condition has stablished and the case is under further police investigation