A man walking on a glass-bottom bridge in China was left stranded temporarily after some of the panels shattered underneath his feet.
The Piyan Mountain bridge, located in the city of Longjing, China, was hit with gust force winds that damaged several glass panels in the walkway, leaving tourist clinging to the rails on Friday, The Guardian reported.
A picture of the man hanging onto the rails with multiple glass panels missing was shared to Sina Weibo, a Chinese social media platform.
The bridge is more than 300 feet high and was reportedly hit with winds up to 93 miles per hour before rescue teams were able to rescue the man at 1:20 p.m. on Friday, according to CNN.
“There were no casualties. After being kept in the hospital for observation, the trapped person was in stable emotional and physical condition and has been discharged from the hospital,” officials said in a statement to CNN.
Other attractions in the area and the bridge are closed while comprehensive safety inspections are conducted.
The emergence of glass panel walkways has attracted tourists to different sites, but not without an occasional hiccup.
In Tennesee, the Gatlinburg SkyBridge was shut down last year after a visitor cracked the glass on one panel by attempting a baseball move. Officials said no one was injured and no guests were in danger during that incident.
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