Lift goes up very fast – level 1
An accident happens in Chile. A man enters a lift. The doors of the lift close. Soon, they open again. The lift is out of control.
The lift goes up very fast. The man tries to stop it. He presses the buttons on the control panel. It does not help. The lift travels 30 floors in 15 seconds. It crashes into the roof.
The man is taken to hospital. His head and legs are injured.
Difficult words: out of control (you cannot make it do what you want), control panel (object with buttons that controls the lift), roof (top of the building).
You can read the original story and watch the video in the Level 3 section.
Are you scared of lifts?
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