Watch An Out-Of-Control Elevator Climb 31 Floors In 15 Seconds

This is horrifying: A Chilean man was seriously injured when the elevator he was riding malfunctioned and shot up 31 floors in just 15 seconds, smashing right through the ceiling.


The man, José Vergara Acevedo, was seriously injured by the incident. He reportedly suffered head and leg injuries. It's not known what caused the malfunction, but the building is only eight months old.

Here's the full video, where you can see Acevedo frantically trying to stop the elevator.

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Oh god, this is my fear whenever I step into an elevator. Normally, I just tell myself it's crazy, and never gonna happen.

And now you've gone and shattered that.