A two-year-old boy fell from the top of an escalator to the floor below at a shopping mall in Dongguan, Guangdong Province last Tuesday (May 19).
A video posted by CCTVNews shows him climbing onto the escalator's handrail and getting dragged along.
The boy then loses his grip and plunges straight to the ground, startling nearby shoppers.
Fortunately, the toddler survived the ordeal, after "several days of life-saving efforts".
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Boy survives after falling from escalator in ChinaA two-year-old boy survived after falling from the top of an escalator to the floor below at a shopping mall in Dongguan, Guangdong Province on Tuesday. Surveillance video shows him climbing the escalator handrail before it pulls him over the edge. Fortunately the toddler is now recovering, after several days of life-saving efforts.Posted by CCTVNews on Sunday, May 24, 2015