A CCTV footage from Ningbo, China has emerged and gone viral that shows an upward moving escalator accidently changes direction throwing some people using that escalator and causes a pile up of commuters at a shopping centre. It can be seen in the video that the upward moving escalator suddenly starts moving downward and picks up speed. This makes the shoppers using the escalator loose balance and fall on each other.

Five individuals have been injured due to this accident and the authorities have initiated an investigation to know the reason for the accidental reversal of the escalator.

Video Courtesy: CCTVDASHCAM