Date
28 May 2017
These sequence shots show the moment the man falls down and pins the boy to the floor. Photo: YouTube
These sequence shots show the moment the man falls down and pins the boy to the floor. Photo: YouTube

Man falls backward, crushes boy to death

A Chinese man slipped backward with a small boy in tow, crushing the child to death. 

The accident was caught on video which has gone viral on China’s Twitter-like Weibo messaging service, the Shanghai Morning Post reports.

The clip shows a man holding a boy with both hands behind his back when he suddenly trips and falls backward.

He lands on the toddler, is helped to his feet by another man while the boy is picked up by a woman unconscious.

The accident appears to have taken place in a supermarket. There is no information about its location. 

The man rushed the boy to hospital where he was certified dead, according to Guangdong TV. 

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