It doesn’t surprise us that people can be afraid of lifts, whether it’s because they’re claustrophobic or have watched too many films, but if the lift installation has been correctly done by a professional lift company, then there really isn’t anything to worry about. Sadly, one chap in Chile experienced something a little frightening and unexpected.

Last week, 31-year-old José Vergara Acevedo, stepped into a lift like he normally would, pressed the lift floor button and waited to go to his floor. It’s what happened next that poor José didn’t expect to happen…

The lift doors suddenly opened when he pressed the floor button and it was then that fear struck in. The lift malfunctioned (even more) and the lift picked up its speed to 85mph and reached 31 floors in 15 seconds. José was rescued by firefighters and unfortunately, suffered leg and head injuries,

You can check out the video here:

Fortunately, Elevators Ltd is a professional lift installation and lift maintenance company. Our lifts won’t go crazy and the safety of the passengers is what comes first. So you can rest assured that something like this won’t or ever will be happening in one of our lifts.

Contact Elevators Ltd today for more information about our lift installation and lift maintenance services. Or if you have any questions in regards to a lift in your building, please don’t hesitate to contact us today.