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  • K K

    One toke over the line sweet Jesus

    One toke over the line

    Fallin' downtown in a railway station

    One toke over the line

  • jlew911

    Lord forgive me, but why would he even attempt something like that especially if the elevator was working! I read in another article he got tired of waiting for it. Should've waited..

  • Sunshine1229

    I wince when I see people attempt to take the escalator, with strollers, even if they have support at the back and front.

  • Band, On the Run

    I use a manual wheelchair, and I'd never even consider using an escalator. Trying it in a motorized chair? Those things are very heavy. Going over backwards down a flight of steps in one of them would be deadly. Obviously.

  • Wacked

    Maybe he should've taken an uber

  • brickmette

    Maybe it's not such a good idea to try to ride an escalator while in a wheelchair.

  • Dicazi

    Late for work?

  • Jiba

    All what I can say is RIP

  • gs12

    Where ever he was going wasn't worth the price.

  • USAF Retired

    Kind of crazy to ride a motorized wheelchair on an escalator.

  • Don'tBotherMe

    Someone who uses a motorized wheelchair to get around should KNOW you can't use an escalator safely. He called for an elevator but should have waited.

  • The Terminator

    I don't think an escalator is equipped to handle a wheelchair.

    Sounds like he was a little impatient.

  • David

    Like the bumper sticker says "Stupid is not a handicap"

  • Shut Up Morty

    Do dumb things and dumb things happen.

  • mrshvd3

    And will his family now sue Metro and the escalator company for not posting BIG signs stating "Do NOT ride this escalator in a WHEELCHAIR"?

  • Bertd

    What level of stupidity does it take to think you can safely ride a wheelchair up an escalator???

  • MandalayBay328

    Theres this invention called an elevator......you'd be AMAZED at how it works!!!

  • THEFred

    To paraphrase Orwell, commuters want less statistics, and more working elevators.

  • JuPMod

    Gee, was the step large enough to hold the wheelchair? Unless there is someone supporting the chair from behind, I really do not see how can anyone in a wheelchair can safely ride an escalator on his or her own.

  • Kirby

    That is just stupid. But I suppose we all do dumb things we don't really think about unless they go terribly wrong like this did.

  • Chuck Heston

    Just because you are in a wheel chair doesn't mean you can't be stupid. Darwin at work here folks.