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Elevator engineer miraculously survives being crushed

The worker, from China, reportedly made a mistake while working on the lift The elevator suddenly went up, which caused the man to be trapped in a gap Rescuers saved him within minutes after arriving and took him to the hospital

By Tracy You For Mailonline

Published: 16:50 BST, 13 September 2017 | Updated: 16:52 BST, 13 September 2017

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A Chinese engineer has been saved after getting himself trapped between a lift and the lift shaft.

The man, who remains unidentified, had been installing the lift in a residential building in Chongqing, China, on September 11, according to a local news website.

As he worked on the elevator, he made a mistake which caused the lift to go up suddenly, leaving him trapped between floors.

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