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Terrifying video of man trapped in out of control elevator

Chile-  A Chilean man was seriously injured in a freak accident when the elevator he was riding malfunctioned.

The elevator rose 31 floors in just 15 seconds before crashing into the roof.

Surveillance video shows Jose Vergara Acevedo, 31, entering the elevator of a recently-constructed building.

Before the doors can close, the elevator begins its rapid ascent.

Acevedo frantically presses buttons on the control panels, but nothing works. There's a crash and the camera goes black.

According to Emol Chile, Acevedo suffered seriously head and leg injuries and is recovering.

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