Girl Swallowed by Pavement in China: More Distracted Walking

  • A distracted girl talking a cell phone walked right through a construction site and fell 6 meters through what appeared to be an unreinforced whole in the sidewalk. After a bystanders saw her fall through the street, a taxi cab driver ran after her and fell into the hole with her in the process. Rescue services then pulled both of them out of the unintentional cavern. MSNBC reports that the “caution blocks” should have tipped the girl not to walk through the zone:

  • This isn’t the first episode of distracted walking: check out this guy how accidentally ran into a bear: