Mother and child have close call after sledge hammer falls from high-rise construction site
A woman and her 6-year-old daughter are lucky to be alive today, after a hammer head weighing around 20 kilograms flew off a high-rise construction site and crashed through the sunroof of their car.
The 32-year-old woman named Lu, was passing by the construction site on Minzu Road in Banqiao District, New Taipei City at around 5:00pm yesterday, May 24, when she was shocked by an explosive sound in the back seat. After pulling over, Lu found that a sledgehammer head had smashed through the glass sunroof of the SUV, and had narrowly missed her 6-year-old daughter.
Lu took her daughter to a doctor for a check-up, as she had some cuts on her legs from glass fragments.
According to a TTV report, a worker on the construction site was using the sledgehammer when the head flew off and fell from the 26th floor.
Sources: TTV, Liberty Times Network.
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