This tragedy could’ve been avoided if his training partner was there to spot him.
Recently, a young man surnamed Lee was horrifyingly crushed by a 70kg barbell when he was working out at the gym. This shocking incident happened in Taiwan on 22 April.
As reported by Seehua, the 27-year-old man weighing between 65kg and 70kg is not a gym rookie and reportedly has years of experience in weight-lifting. He was supposed to be working out with his gym buddy on that day but his friend was late.
So, Lee carried on first with some bench press exercises while waiting for his partner, and that’s when the accident happened. It was unclear whether the barbell had slipped out of his hands or if it was just too heavy for him.
The plate-loaded barbell smashed his collarbone and Lee showed no sign of breathing or even heartbeat after that. The gym workers immediately performed cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) on Lee and lodged a report to the authorities.
Medical attendants who rushed to the scene found Lee foaming at his mouth with his neck showing bruises. He was subsequently rushed to the hospital for emergency treatment. Although his breathing has now resumed to normal, Lee is still in coma and has been placed in the ICU at the time of writing.
His family members pointed out that Lee isn’t new to this sport and that they have no idea how the accident had happened. On the other hand, the spokesperson from the premise said Lee had joined the gym for less than a year, but that he should be strong enough to push the 70kg barbell up.
We wish Lee a speedy recovery and hopefully the incident wouldn’t leave any permanent damage on his body. Stay safe in the gym guys!
Perlis Couple Under TEMCO Caught Removing Pink Tags As They Were “Allergic” To It
Kampung Kuala Sanglang and Kampung Tanah Timbul have been placed under Targeted Enhanced Movement Control Order (TEMCO) since 10 August...
No New Covid-19 Cases in Kuching & Serian Districts, Sarawak Regains Green Zone Status
Good news, everybody! As there were no new local Covid-19 cases reported in Kuching and Serian District for the past...
Man Shows Love For Late Wife By Installing Silicone Wax Statue Of Her In New Home
We often capture memories of our loved ones through photographs and videos so that we can look back and reminisce...
Tun Dr Mahathir Just Announced His New Party’s Name, “PEJUANG”
Malaysia’s former prime minister, Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad, announced today (12 August 2020) that his new political party is named...
Minister Apologises On FINAS Issue, Says Malaysians Can Freely Upload Content on Social Media Platforms
Recently FINAS and the Malaysian Communication and Multimedia Minister, Datuk Saifuddin Abdullah received a lot of backlash from Malaysians online....
- Current Affairs19 hours ago
12 Years Jail & RM210 Million Fine For Najib Not Enough, Prosecution Wants Heavier Sentence
- News18 hours ago
Patron Says myBurgerLab Following SOPs is “Illogical & Senseless”, MBL Asks M’sians To Be Considerate
- Food23 hours ago
Hello Pulis? This Mamak Is Serving Maggi Goreng Milo and Kuey Teow Milo
- Features18 hours ago
27yo Malaysian Explains Why Driving An Old Proton Saga Is Better Than Buying A New Car