Glass bridge in China shatters, leaving tourist trapped partway across: ‘A statement posted to Longjing City’s official Weibo social media account said the Piyan Mountain tourism area, in the country’s north-east, had experienced extreme weather on Friday, damaging several panes of the glass deck’
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“Our staff rushed to the scene with emergency equipment and successfully transferred the trapped person to safety. The incident caused no casualties,” it said.
Terrifying images show the moment a tourist was left clinging for dear life as the glass bottom of a 100m high bridge in China broke.https://t.co/xhkhUWfGdt— news.com.au (@newscomauHQ) May 10, 2021
“The trapped person was taken to hospital for observation. He was discharged as his mental and physical condition were stable.”
The post said the Piyan Mountain tourist area had been closed and authorities were investigating whether other amusements at the park presented safety hazards.
According to state news agency Xinhua, 60 glass-deck bridges have been built in China since 2016.
“So many glass deck bridges have been built in recent years and are very popular with tourists. But how can we ensure their safety?” Xinhua quoted a social media user as saying.
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