In view of the fact that someone fell into the valley from the ropeway in the Ordovician scenic area of Wansheng, Chongqing, on September 20, the cultural and Tourism Bureau of Wansheng Economic and Technological Development Zone reported through the official microblog that the cause of the accident was an accident occurred while the staff was shooting a video and died after rescue.
According to the above notice, at about 15:00 on September 18, a staff member of the Chongqing Ordovician scenic area took the No.4 speed skating line in the scenic area to shoot a propaganda video. When arriving at the station, an accident occurred and he fell from a height in the rescue process. at 16:20 on the same day, he died after ineffective rescue. At present, the relevant departments have ordered the scenic spot to stop all speed skating projects. The cause of the accident and the responsibility identification are under investigation and analysis.
the Internet video shows a woman in white hanging upside down on a ropeway seat in mid-air and soon fell into the valley. A tourist who witnessed the incident told reporters that the accident occurred at about 3 pm on the 18th.
“The game consists of two cableways, and the driving devices are connected in series. Visitors sit high on the safety chair of one of the cableways and then slide down. At the same time, gravity is generated to bring the empty safety chair on the other ropeway back from the lower part. ” The tourist said that at that time, I do not know why, when the high-altitude tourists glide, there is still a person on the low-level safety chair, who was instantly pulled back to the ropeway and hung in the air.
“The high-altitude tourist slides down and sits on the safety chair with safety measures, while the girl at the bottom has no safety measures and is hanging upside down on the seat rope.” The above-mentioned tourists recalled that the driver could not work properly due to the presence of people on both cableways, “both of them hovered about a third of the distance from the starting point”.
The tourist said that after the accident, the cableway staff quickly took action to pull the tourists with safety measures to the shore, “hand driven”, and the woman who was hung upside down was suspected of “falling into the valley due to lack of physical strength”.
On the evening of September 19, a staff member of the Bureau of culture and tourism of Wansheng economic and Technological Development Zone, Chongqing, told the reporter that there was indeed a personnel falling incident in the Ordovician scenic area, and the specific reason was not clear, “the relevant departments are investigating.”. As for the identity of the fallen lady, the staff said that according to its understanding, “it is the scenic spot staff, not tourists.”.
According to the public data, Chongqing Wansheng officially opened its business in the Ordovician period in 2017. Due to the rapid popularity of “sky hanging Gallery”, it has successively opened such projects as “cliff swing”, “aerial glass suspension bridge” and “high-altitude speed skating”, which have become synonymous with the thrill, excitement and terror of Chongqing’s tourist attractions.
The reporter noted that according to a report, the Ordovician scenic spot held the “2020 Chongqing large amusement facilities emergency rescue drill” on the morning of the incident. One of the themes is, “the sudden shutdown of the rotary pager, the tourists stay 20 meters high”.