Lucky escape for Chinese thrillseeker when safety cord snaps at theme park attraction

A Chinese tourist narrowly escaped with his life when a safety cord broke while he was crossing a high altitude bridge at a Chongqing theme park known for its extreme thrills in southwestern China.

Footage of the incident, which happened on Monday at the start of China’s National Day Golden Week holiday, went viral after it was posted on the video-sharing platform Douyin, according to Wednesday’s Chongqing Evening News. 

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