Expatriate man falls off elevated highway after stepping out of taxi on way to airport

Source:Global Times Published: 2013-12-2 22:23:01

An expatriate man died Monday morning after falling six stories from the elevated highway leading to Terminal 2 of Shanghai Pudong International Airport, police said.

The deceased, who was not identified, was taking a taxi to the airport when he inexplicably stepped out of the vehicle as it slowed down on the highway, according to a statement from Shanghai's airport police division Monday.

After the fall, the man was rushed to a nearby hospital, where he succumbed to his injuries.

The fall occurred around 9:30 am, according to the news website eastday.com.

Police were still investigating the case late Monday and refused to comment further.

Global Times

Posted in: Society, Metro Shanghai

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