Shocking moment barmaid plummets down an open cellar hatch fracturing two ribs and injuring her knee
- Footage shows Chloe Kennedy, 20, drop into cellar of a pub in Glasgow, Scotland
- Colleague was seen opening door hatch to take down a drinks container
- But Chloe, unaware of the drop behind her, turned around and fell into the cellar
- She fractured two ribs and was left with nerve damage in the incident
This is the moment an unsuspecting barmaid plummeted down an open cellar hatch while talking to a customer.
Chloe Kennedy fractured two ribs and was left with nerve damage after accidentally stepping through the trapdoor behind the bar at a Glasgow pub.
Footage shows the 20-year-old serving customers at the bar, which she did not identify, alongside two colleagues just moments before the terrifying fall.
Another barmaid with blonde hair lifts up the large cellar door while reaching for a large drinks container to take down.
Barmaid Chloe Kennedy, 20, fractured two ribs and was left with nerve damage after accidentally stepping into the open cellar behind the bar where she was working in Glasgow
But just seconds later, Chloe, from Paisley, Renfrewshire, can be seen turning around while still talking to a customer – unaware of the drop just inches away from her.
She then takes a step before falling down into the cellar as her colleague frantically tries to grab onto her.
Chloe’s arm is shown reaching for something to grab onto as her torso slams into the side of the hatch door.
Another colleague watches in horror as Chloe disappears out of sight.
Another barmaid with blonde hair is shown opening up the large cellar door while reaching for a large drinks container to take down, while Chloe is unaware of the drop behind her
As the clip comes to an end Chloe’s head appears after she manages to get back onto her feet.
The footage was captured in October last year but was only uploaded onto TikTok by Chloe last week.
She captioned the video: ‘I fall down hatches wby (what about you)’ alongside a laughing face emoji and a shrugging emoji.
The clip has gone viral with over 3.3 million views and 349,000 likes.
Chloe, from Paisley, Renfrewshire said: ‘We do all shout about the hatch being opened whenever it’s in use. We’re quite a close pub, so we’re friendly with all of our customers and I was mid-conversation, having a laugh with someone and I just stepped back at the wrong time’
Thousands of shocked viewers commented on the clip.
One social media user said: ‘Imagine how funny that would have been to see from the customer’s point of view.’
Another added: ‘I really hope she wasn’t flirting with that man because THAT would be awkward.’
A third commented: ‘Why would she open it knowing you’re right there*’
Another viewer said: ‘That should be illegal for health and safety, honestly that poor girl, who designed that bar!?’
While one added: ‘No, because I would have quit this job and moved countries out of pure embarrassment.’
Speaking today, Chloe said: ‘We do all shout about the hatch being opened whenever it’s in use.
‘We’re quite a close pub, so we’re friendly with all of our customers and I was mid-conversation, having a laugh with someone and I just stepped back at the wrong time.
‘I fractured two ribs and got nerve damage to my knee cap.’
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