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Man critically injured in hotel elevator accident

2017/01/18 23:23:24

Taipei, Jan. 18 (CNA) A man was seriously injured in an elevator accident at the Ambassador Hotel in Taipei on Wednesday and is in critical condition at a nearby hospital, the city's Fire Department has confirmed.

The man was found to have plunged from the second floor to the basement when the door opened without the elevator in an apparent malfunction.

According to the report, the man, in his 40s, was deemed to be in critical condition when emergency workers arrived on the scene. He was rushed to a nearby hospital but had no vital signs as of press time, according to the report.

The cause of the accident has not yet been determined.

(By Ko Lin)