On September 18, netizens revealed that a tourist was suspected to have fallen while playing a high-altitude project in Chongqing Wansheng Ordovician park. Internet video shows that someone hovered in the middle of the ropeway, then fell into the valley, surrounded by witnesses screaming.
Some netizens reported that someone fell down while playing high-altitude sports in Chongqing Wansheng Ordovician park. Image based microblog
A staff member of Chongqing Wansheng District Tourism Bureau confirmed the incident to the Red Star News reporter, and said that the falling person was a staff member of the scenic spot, who was a woman. After successful search and rescue, he was sent to the hospital for rescue in the afternoon. After the incident, the staff went to the scenic spot to investigate the incident and is still waiting for the investigation results. And whether the staff member’s life is in danger, the other side said, “I don’t know for the time being.”.
Mr. Qian, a witness at the scene, told Red Star news that at about 3 pm that day, he happened to pass the high-altitude speed skating project and saw two “tourists” hovering on the ropeway. According to the pictures he took, a female “tourist” was sitting on her seat, holding on to the sling; a “tourist” was also hovering on the ropeway far behind her. Due to the distance, Mr. Qian could not see whether she had taken safety measures.
The photos taken by Mr. Qian, a witness at the scene, showed two people hovering on the ropeway. Photos provided by interviewees
According to the information from the Tourism Bureau, the “tourist” far away from Mr. Qian was actually a female staff member of the park, and it was her who finally fell.
According to Mr. Qian, then the staff at the end of the ropeway began to take action, manually pulling a person with a seat belt near the end to the shore first, but the person far away from the end was not so lucky. When the staff rescued her, she suddenly fell into the valley.
“When I saw the moment when I saw it fall, people around me screamed and I was too worried. The vertical distance of this valley is about 30 or 40 meters. I don’t know if the tourist’s life is in danger.” Mr. Qian said that about half an hour later, the falling victim was searched and rescued. At that time, four people carried her hands and legs, put them on the van and took them to the hospital.
According to another witness, the falling person struggled before falling, “she hung on the seat, and she may have lost strength and fell down.”
The accident scene photo taken by the scene witness Mr. Qian. Photos provided by interviewees
On the evening of September 19, a staff member of Chongqing Wansheng District Tourism Bureau confirmed the incident to Red Star News reporters, and said that yesterday (18th) afternoon, the Tourism Bureau had been contacting relevant departments to investigate the incident. “Until this morning, the relevant staff were still dealing with relevant matters in the scenic area, and are still waiting for the survey results. After that, they will explain the relevant situation to netizens concerned about the incident through relevant channels.”
According to the staff, the “tourist” who fell from the net was a staff member of the scenic spot, who was sent to the hospital in the afternoon of the same day for rescue. As for whether the staff member’s life is in danger, the other side said that “temporarily do not know”.
According to the WeChat official account of the dreamy Ordovician, the high speed speed skating is the “most courageous person welcoming” high altitude event in the scenic area, with the stimulus level marked five stars. There are five different speed skating routes in the scenic area, with different lengths and heights. You can experience different scenery. The scenery of cliff, mountain stream, forest and so on can be seen in the flying of high-altitude speed skating.
The introduction of high altitude speed skating project by Yuanfang. Screenshots from dream WeChat official account of Ordovician
In the notes, the park clearly states: pregnant women are not allowed to ride; tourists suffering from heart disease, hypertension, spinal and cervical spondylosis are not allowed to ride; passengers who are prone to carsickness or may cause physical discomfort due to taking the ride are not allowed to ride; in addition, please fasten the safety buckle or safety belt of the facilities. In the common consultation questions of the project, the park also said that the high-altitude project would buy insurance.
Why did the ropeway stop suddenly? Are safety measures in place? The reporter then repeatedly called the scenic spot public telephone to inquire about this matter, and the other side said that they did not understand the incident.
Related report: a woman in the Ordovician scenic area of Chongqing was sent to hospital after a high-altitude ropeway fell. She was said to be a staff member
On the night of September 19, the news was surging（ www.thepaper.cn ）An accident occurred in Wansheng Ordovician scenic area on the afternoon of 18th, and a woman fell into a valley from a speed skating ropeway, according to a staff member of the cultural and Tourism Bureau of Wansheng economic and Technological Development Zone.
As for the identity of the woman who fell, the staff said that “it is the staff of the scenic area, not tourists”, and how the current situation of the fallen woman is “temporarily unclear”. At present, the cause of the accident and other specific circumstances, the relevant departments are under investigation.
Internet video shows a woman in white hanging upside down on a ropeway seat in mid air and soon fell into a valley. A tourist who witnessed the incident told surging news that the accident occurred at about 3:00 p.m. on the 18th.
“The game consists of two cableways, and the driving devices are connected in series. Visitors sit high on the safety chair of one of the cableways, and then slide down. At the same time, gravity is generated to bring the empty safety chair on the other ropeway back from the lower part. ” The tourist said that at that time, I do not know why, when the high-altitude tourists glide, there is still a person on the low-level safety chair, who was instantly pulled back to the ropeway and hung in the air.
“Tourists from high places slide down and sit on the safety chair with safety measures, while the girl at the bottom has no safety measures, hanging upside down on the seat rope