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Chinese subway passenger tumbles down a flight of stairs after missing a step while using her phone

Chinese subway passenger tumbles down a flight of stairs after missing a step while using her phone

  • Frightening images show the Chinese woman falling face down from the stairs
  • She focuses on her phone screen as she approaches the stairs
  • The subway passenger suddenly tripped and fell over after missing a step
  • She is said to have sustained serious facial injuries and taken to a hospital

Terrifying footage captured the moment a woman fell down a flight of stairs after missing a step while looking at her phone at a subway station in China.

The passenger focuses on her phone screen as she approaches the stairs, before suddenly tripping and falling face down.

The woman sustained serious injuries to her face and was taken to hospital by ambulance, local media reported.

The passenger focuses on her phone screen as she approached the stairs before suddenly tripping and falling face down at a subway station in Hefei on Saturday.

The passenger focuses on her phone screen as she approached the stairs before suddenly tripping and falling face down at a subway station in Hefei on Saturday.

Terrifying footage captured the moment a woman fell down a flight of stairs after missing a step while looking at her phone at a metro station in the city of Hefei in eastern China.

Terrifying footage captured the moment a woman fell down a flight of stairs after missing a step while looking at her phone at a metro station in the city of Hefei in eastern China.

Terrifying footage captured the moment a woman fell down a flight of stairs after missing a step while looking at her phone at a metro station in the city of Hefei in eastern China.

The unidentified passenger walked down a flight of stairs before the incident occurred Saturday afternoon at a metro station in the East Chinese city of Hefei. Images obtained by local media show the woman approaching the stairs playing on her phone

The unidentified passenger walked down a flight of stairs before the incident occurred Saturday afternoon at a metro station in the East Chinese city of Hefei. Images obtained by local media show the woman approaching the stairs playing on her phone

The unidentified passenger walked down a flight of stairs before the incident occurred Saturday afternoon at a metro station in the East Chinese city of Hefei. Images obtained by local media show the woman approaching the stairs playing on her phone

The unidentified passenger walked down a flight of stairs before the incident occurred Saturday afternoon at a metro station in the East Chinese city of Hefei.

CCTV images obtained by Jianghuai Morning News depicts the woman approaching the stairs before accidentally missing a step while playing on her phone.

She stumbled down a few steps before tipping over and landing face down on the ground floor.

Other passengers rushed to check on the woman’s condition after witnessing her fall.

The woman sustained serious injuries to her face, but appeared to be in a normal condition, according to local media.

Frightening images show the Chinese woman falling face down from the stairs. She stumbled down a few steps before tipping over and landing face down on the ground floor

Frightening images show the Chinese woman falling face down from the stairs. She stumbled down a few steps before tipping over and landing face down on the ground floor

Frightening images show the Chinese woman falling face down from the stairs. She stumbled down a few steps before tipping over and landing face down on the ground floor

Other passengers rushed to check on the woman's condition after witnessing her fall. The woman sustained serious injuries to her face but appeared to be in a normal condition, according to local media

Other passengers rushed to check on the woman's condition after witnessing her fall. The woman sustained serious injuries to her face but appeared to be in a normal condition, according to local media

Other passengers rushed to check on the woman’s condition after witnessing her fall. The woman sustained serious injuries to her face but appeared to be in a normal condition, according to local media

Station staff called an ambulance while they treated the victim’s wounds with temporary relief.

Another photo shows the woman being escorted by a group of officers to the emergency vehicle that took her to a local hospital.

The video has been viewed more than 1.6 million times on Weibo, the Chinese equivalent of Twitter, and many internet users have viewed it as a warning to those with smartphone addiction.

Station staff called an ambulance while they treated the victim's wounds with temporary relief. The woman is escorted to the ambulance by a group of agents

Station staff called an ambulance while they treated the victim's wounds with temporary relief. The woman is escorted to the ambulance by a group of agents

Station staff called an ambulance while they treated the victim’s wounds with temporary relief. The woman is escorted to the ambulance by a group of agents

One viewer wrote: ‘Don’t use your phone while walking! That looked so painful. ‘

Another commenter: ‘While I sympathize with her, I think she deserved it [for using her phone]. ‘

Earlier this year, a phone-obsessed Chinese driver crashed into a river with his new car on his way to work while playing on his phone behind the wheel.

The driver deviated from the course when he suddenly saw pedestrians on the road.

The man, who suffered a dislocated shoulder, escaped from the car by kicking open a door after it plunged into the waterway in Meitan County, Guizhou Province in southwest China.

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