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

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

Elizabeth Cheung

Elizabeth Cheung has been a health reporter for the Post's Hong Kong desk since 2014. She covers general medical news, breakthrough medical treatments and research, government policy and hospital blunders. Elizabeth has a master's in development studies.