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The mother walks backwards through the doors and pulls the bicycle

Horrifying moment Chinese toddler is caught in a lift as it shoots up while the child's mother pulls the child's scooter through the doors

  • The 19-month-old toddler was caught when a defective elevator suddenly took off
  • He was stuck halfway, halfway up the elevator in Hefei, East China
  • Firefighters use large tongs and an angle grinder to cut the toddler free
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This is the heartbreaking moment when a toddler gets stuck upside down by a defective lift that suddenly shot up.

The 19-month-old boy was tied to the back of his mother's bicycle, which was driven outside when the elevator started to rise.

Dramatic footage from Hefei, East China, recorded the moment the boy got stuck halfway, halfway through the elevator and the hectic rescue operation that followed.

The mother walks backwards through the doors and pulls the bicycle

But with the doors still wide open, the elevator suddenly pulls up, causing the mother to tumble outside the car while her bike keeps rising without her
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But with the doors still wide open, the elevator suddenly pulls up, causing the mother to tumble outside the car while her bike keeps rising without her

The mother walks backwards through the doors and pulls the bicycle. But with the doors still wide open, the elevator suddenly pulls up, causing the mother to tumble outside the car while her bike keeps rising without her

The 19-month-old toddler was trapped between the defective elevator and the elevator shaft in Hefei, East China

The 19-month-old toddler was trapped between the defective elevator and the elevator shaft in Hefei, East China

The 19-month-old toddler was trapped between the defective elevator and the elevator shaft in Hefei, East China

After other residents come out of the elevator, the video shows how the mother pulls backwards through the doors and pulls the bicycle that her son carries with her.

But with the doors still wide open, the elevator suddenly pulls up, causing the mother to tumble outside the car while her bike keeps rising without her.

But his journey up was sharply stopped when the frame of the bicycle, which protruded from the elevator, touched the concrete edge of the shaft and pinned the child's child seat.

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Individual footage from outside the shaft shows firefighters using a large pair of pliers and an angle grinder to cut the toddler free.

The toddler is stuck halfway, halfway through the elevator after the bicycle seat that he was stuck and got stuck between the car and the concrete shaft

The toddler is stuck halfway, halfway through the elevator after the bicycle seat that he was stuck and got stuck between the car and the concrete shaft

The toddler is stuck halfway, halfway through the elevator after the bicycle seat that he was stuck and got stuck between the car and the concrete shaft

Hefei firefighters use large tongs and an angle grinder to cut the toddler free

Hefei firefighters use large tongs and an angle grinder to cut the toddler free

Hefei firefighters use large tongs and an angle grinder to cut the toddler free

Eventually the fire brigade manages to cut through the metal frame and separate the baby seat from the bike and pull the toddler out
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Eventually the fire brigade manages to cut through the metal frame and separate the baby seat from the bike and pull the toddler out

Eventually the fire brigade manages to cut through the metal frame and separate the baby seat from the bike and pull the toddler out

In the meantime, they try to calm the panicking mother who is increasingly worried about her crying son.

Ultimately, the fire brigade manages to cut through the metal frame and separate the baby seat from the bicycle.

The mother, who is almost in tears, is then reunited with her son after a terrifying experience.

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Authorities said that despite the painful nature of the accident, the child suffered no damage.

The Hefei police are investigating the incident and the apparent elevator failure.

The mother, who is almost in tears after her horrible experience, is then reunited with her son after a terrifying experience

The mother, who is almost in tears after her horrible experience, is then reunited with her son after a terrifying experience

The mother, who is almost in tears after her horrible experience, is then reunited with her son after a terrifying experience

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