Window washer falls down – level 1
This happens in San Francisco. A man is outside a building. He washes its widows. It is a high building. The man is 11 storeys above the ground.
Something happens and the man falls down. He lands on a car. There is one person in the car. The person in the car is shocked, but not injured.
The window washer is seriously injured. He is moved to hospital.
Difficult words: storey (floor), land (fall), injured (somebody injured has problems with his or her body because of an accident or something bad that happened).
You can read the original story and watch the video in the Level 3 section.
What do you think of this accident?
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