A 28-year old bridesmaid was reported to have died after she downed strong wine during a Chinese wedding.
The bridesmaid who’s known as Yang was attending to a table of guests where the men then pressured her to finish the liquor which contained about 40-60% of alcohol. As it is common to pressure someone into drinking for the auspicious occasion, the bridesmaid happily complied and downed the alcohol known as Baijiu from a large glass.
The 17 second video first showed the bridesmaid drinking the hard liquor from a large glass as a group of merry men surrounding the table cheered her on, clapping and shouting “Bravo!”.
The footage then cuts to the bridesmaid being in a really drunk state as she stumbles across the floor. Two men were helping her get on her feet but she soon fell unconscious. In the background, friends can be heard laughing at her drunk state.
With the help of the hotel, Yang was later placed on a luggage cart and even then, some drunk friends who also attended the wedding were still unaware of how serious her condition was. She was later taken to the local hospital.
Unfortunately, despite the doctors’ best efforts, the bridesmaid could not be saved and died as a result of alcohol poisoning. reports CCTV News.
Yes alcohol poisoning is a thing, you may want to watch the amount you consume next time.
The details of the case, including relevant compensation and responsibility, are under further investigation, according to the local police department.