When People DIED In Freak Accidents: Head Stuck Under Cinema Seat in Birmingham, Eating a Pocket-Size Bible + 2 More
Sometimes people are in a wrong place and at a wrong time. Unfortunately, some of these cases end up with death in ‘freak accidents’.
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Head stuck in a cinema seat
A man has died after his head stuck in an electronic Vue cinema seat in Birmingham, England. After the film, he tried to pick up that fell under the seat.
These seats were promoted as new “Gold Class” seats and were expected to be ultra-comfortable. Unfortunately, Vue cinema probably won’t use it in the ads anymore.
While the man was stuck, people broke the seat and helped him to get out. But it was too late: a man died due to cardiac arrest.
“Ambulance staff took over and administered advanced life support, successfully managing to restart the man’s heart,” ambulance spokesman stated.
A week later, he passed away in hospital.
Death by molasses
This ‘freak accident’ is known as 1919 Boston Molasses Disaster. What actually happened: an enormous molasses tank (50 feet tall) containing more than 2,300,000 gallons of molasses collapsed.
21 people died instantly, 150 more were seriously injured. Molasses is a result product of sugar extraction.
People, horses died from suffocation, being unable to get out of a viscous substance.
Death by eating cockroaches
Edward Archbold ate a lot of cockroaches and won in the contest in Deerfield, Florida.
Though he won the best prize, he also choked to death by eating too many insects.
“According to the report, the death was deemed an accident as a result of ‘arthropod body parts’ blocking Archbold’s airways,” NBC News stated.
Death by eating a pocket-size bible
Franco Brun died from trying to swallow a pocket-sized Bible in the prison. He was serving a term for small crimes and was suffering from mental illnesses (depression).
Brun was reportedly insane, claiming he had an evil inside his body, that’s why this accident isn’t considered to be a suicide, but an attempt to purify the body from the devil.
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