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After downing ten pints of beer, Freddie Andrews determined to slip down the steel chute between two escalators whereas commuting dwelling from the PDC World Championships at Ally Pally Wednesday evening, the Night Customary reported.
A gaggle of his buddies laughed from behind a digital camera as they recorded the 22-year-old leap between the escalators at London Bridge Station.
“It was quicker than I assumed it might have been,” he informed the newspaper. “However as I used to be sliding I couldn’t cease myself and had no selection.”
In a cringe-inducing video that has since gone viral on social media, a boozy Andrews could be seen plummeting down the chute, getting hit laborious between the legs by the emergency cease button. He then slides one other couple ft earlier than hitting a steel signal and flipping over onto the ft of one other individual touring up the escalator.
“I did remorse it,” he admitted, including he didn’t really feel any ache on the time due to the quantity he needed to drink.
“I used to be that drunk,” Andrews informed the Customary. “I’d had about 10 pints, the escalator was free and I assumed, ‘why not?’”
Andrews stated the subsequent day he had some bumps and bruises and a little bit of hassle transferring about, however was in any other case unhurt. The person he fell on throughout what he and his pals known as a prank was additionally not harm.
Two years in the past, Linda Soulsby suffered a fractured vertebra and was left practically half a foot shooter after a person collided along with her whereas sliding down an escalator hand rail at Holborn station, Buzzfeed reported.
The person, Frans Bekker, pleaded responsible to endangering the security of an individual conveyed by railway and was ordered to pay Soulsby greater than $5,000 along with 200 hours of volunteer work.
“Security is our prime precedence and pranks like this are harmful for not solely those that are concerned but in addition to different clients,” a spokesperson for Transport for London stated.
The painful video of Andrews sliding down the chute has been considered practically 10 million occasions on Twitter in lower than 24 hours.