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WATCH: Escalator speeds up, throws guests off
Posted: 1:58 AM, Apr 04, 2016
Updated: 2016-04-04 06:57:42Z
If you’ve ever looked down at your phone for a few seconds too long while on an escalator, you know things can go awry pretty fast.
But imagine if your escalator became seemingly possessed, speeding up and violently throwing riders off.
That’s what happened Saturday after a hockey game in Philadelphia, between the city's Flyers and the Ottawa Senators.
Well, the Flyers won -- and fans weren’t the only ones who were excited. An escalator was feeling the rush, too, abruptly speeding up as fans cleared out of the Wells Fargo Center.
Escalator got a little excited about the flyers win too...#flyers #philadelphia
Saturday, April 2, 2016
“Escalator got a little excited about the flyers win too...” bystander Meghan McGreevy posted on Facebook.
No injuries were reportedly in in the incident, tough it looks like at least a few people took pretty nasty spills.
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