Terrible accident on Black Friday
• The terrible accident on Black Friday
Black Friday is probably the biggest shopping day of the year, when commodity prices fall to a record low. The Russian Black Friday appeared relatively recently, but in the US it is being held since 1966. Officially, Black Friday called Friday after Thanksgiving Day. Prices of retail goods are reduced, and their number is very limited, which makes people lose their senses in an attempt to buy goods more cheaply.
Stores open at 4 am, while people are waiting in line all night to catch the first to make a purchase. And when the doors are opened supermarket, people forget about good manners. Here are the 5 incidents that occurred on Black Friday. And while in this country Black Friday is not so popular, however, our current selection - a good occasion to reflect on how to stay to stay at home that day.
1. trampled to death Wal-Mart employee.
In 2008, the 34-year-old Wal-Mart employee, Jdimytai Damour was effectively crushed by the crowd of buyers who rushed to open the door at 5am supermarket. More than 2,000 people stood in line all night literally poured wave in the market. Damour fell to the floor, and even though his colleagues tried to help him, they were not able to squeeze through the crowd of people. During the investigation, it was concluded that the store was not equipped with a sufficient number of barriers.
2. Pepper spray for the XBOX
In Los Angeles, in the same Wal-Mart in 2011, a woman, to quickly buy the XBOX, sprayed into the crowd of people pepper spray. 10 people were injured from the aerosol and 10 from bruises and injuries in the stampede began.
3. Firing in Toys R Us.
In 2008, two men in the department of electronics supermarket Toys R Us had a fight and started to shoot at each other. How they managed to smuggle weapons into the store, full of children, is another question. In the end, both the shooter were killed by bullets, and only by a miracle no one else was hurt.
4. A person became ill in the queue.
In West Virginia, in the Target store in the queue for shopping man became ill and he fell to the ground, but no one even tried to help the poor man. Witnesses reported that some people just stepped over the man's body. As a result, the man was taken to the intensive care unit where he died the next day as a result of a heart attack.
5. The fight with the threat of fire.
While waiting in line at Sears in Texas, one person went decided to change its place in the queue to be closer to the entrance, for which he received a punch in the face. Beaten man pulled out a gun and wanted to open a firing. Fortunately he was quickly caught by the police, but eventually released, since he had a permit to carry weapons, and police found his act of self-defense.