Preschooler saved from falling down elevator shaft

A 12-year-old boy saved his four-year-old sister from certain death in their pre-fab apartment building in Chrudim at the weekend, after the little girl opened the door to the elevator and the lift was not there. She came close to falling 20 metres down the elevator shaft but her sibling was able to pull her back in time. The elevator in the apartment building, according to news site, had been under renovation, for several days. The firm involved denied it had made any mistakes. Police are investigating the incident.

Author: Jan Velinger