Weird news and strange, funny facts!
Weird news and odd, funny facts!
About... brings you extremely weird news and odd, funny facts from all over the world. Have fun browsing our web site!
Home > Other > Read Article

Elderly man bruised after 12-storey fall

An elderly Taiwanese man can call himself lucky after surviving a 12-storey fall suffering only minor bruises.

The 68-year-old was changing a lightbulb on his apartment balcony when he suffered an electric shock and lost his balance. He tumbeled over his balcony railing, but before hitting the ground his fall was broken by a canvas awning, electric wiring and a parked car.

View from a 12th floor balcony, just to give you an idea

Chang Shih-chi only suffered some minor bruises and was even fit enough to walk around the hospital.

The doctor treating Chang says: "The patient had fallen from the 12th floor to the ground without suffering major injuries. This is a miracle!"

Paul van der MaasFri, 04 Jun 2004 09:23:00 GMT
11963 ViewsRated 3 out of 5 -- Average
Tell A FriendRate This Article
Digg itBookmark on DelisciousStumble itSeed Newsvine
No comments yet. Spill your guts below!
Start A New Thread
Let everybody know what you think by commenting on this story. You're allowed to rant, suck up or whatever. Just don't spam or curse.

* Name:
* Subject:
* Message:

:) :D :] ;) :P :6 8) :o) :> :o

:S 8| :$ :( :'( +( :@ :up: :down:
Random Funny Facts
Slugs have 4 noses.

A company, Warner Communications paid $28 million for the copyright to the song 'Happy Birthday'.

Koala bears have finger prints that are almost identical to ours.

The Netherlands has built 800 miles of massive dikes and sea walls to hold back the sea.

In 10 minutes, a hurricane releases more energy than all of the world's nuclear weapons combined.
129 Weird News Stories
437 Funny Facts
Since Mon, 02 Feb 2004

[ Crime & Law | Entertainment | Sex Life | Animals | Tech & Science | Health & Food | Business & Politics | Other ]
[ Contact | Advertising | Disclaimer | Link To Us | Help ]

Copyright © 2003-2005 All rights reserved.