More than 17 people were injured on an escalator at Langham Place, Mong Kok. Photo: Handout More than 17 people were injured on an escalator at Langham Place, Mong Kok. Photo: Handout
More than 17 people were injured on an escalator at Langham Place, Mong Kok. Photo: Handout

Escalator was going ‘twice as fast’: witnesses describe accident at Hong Kong shopping mall that left 17 injured

Rescue workers rushed to Langham Place in Mong Kok after the one of longest indoor escalators in the city stopped and reversed at high speed on Saturday afternoon

Topic |   Accidents and personal safety in Hong Kong
More than 17 people were injured on an escalator at Langham Place, Mong Kok. Photo: Handout More than 17 people were injured on an escalator at Langham Place, Mong Kok. Photo: Handout
More than 17 people were injured on an escalator at Langham Place, Mong Kok. Photo: Handout
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