Updated: March 12, 2021 10:58:17 am
A journalist from Colombia escaped with minor injuries after a part of a TV set came crashing down on him during a live panel discussion. The video of the incident, which was telecast live, is now being shared widely on social media.
Journalist Carlos Orduz of ESPN Colombia was one of the panelists on the live show when a part of the set fell on his back, throwing him face-first on to the table in front of him.
The camera, which had a wide-angle view, quickly cut away from the shot, and the host, who was visibly shocked, called for a commercial.
Watch the video here:
Shocking video. ESPN anchor crushed live on the air by falling set piece. Thankfully he was uninjured. pic.twitter.com/CeFxy8AksY
— Mike Sington (@MikeSington) March 10, 2021
Many who came across the video took to the comment section, expressing concern for Orduz and wishing him a speedy recovery. Take a look at some of the reactions here:
I don’t feel fine after watching that. 😳 So glad he’s ok!
— Raj (@tightendmaarlhi) March 10, 2021
He was up late last night and finally hit the wall… err the wall hit him. Ouch!
— Exrace Ⓥ (@exrace) March 10, 2021
I got hurt watching that
— Dee the ant 😼🐻🐜🌊🌊🌊 (@iluvrsmith) March 10, 2021
Damn! That looked painful 😖
— 🏳️🌈 🐶 JAG (@jgriffith615) March 10, 2021
That ESPN anchor coming in to work the next day like.. pic.twitter.com/sSjJUWSbDZ
— Bale’s bogey Madrid serotonin (@LRMYSoccerOtter) March 11, 2021
Who doesn’t leap out their chair to go help get the fallen wall off their co-worker? pic.twitter.com/D1U84jFBH7
— ☘️ Laura ✊🏽 (@SAHMvoter) March 10, 2021
That’s some Final Destination shit right there.
— Gabriel Sawyer (@YesItsMeGabriel) March 10, 2021
Uninjured or not ESPN will be getting more than just my medical bill. Hey Sue👍💯 pic.twitter.com/fLddH5kgpM
— Paul I Bigelow,Jr. (@i_bigelow) March 10, 2021
Reminds me of the Brees hit pic.twitter.com/kL7iqSU3iF
— josephcwhite (@josephcwhite) March 10, 2021
Dude was thrown onto the table like a rag doll
— mark santana (@marksantana8) March 10, 2021
That 3rd knew what was coming😅😅 should be investigated.
— BLOODLINE 🙏🏿💪🏿🤑🦁 (@Kameron841) March 10, 2021
that man thought he winessed someone’s death right there
— 𝓵𝓾𝓬𝓲 (@Loweline) March 10, 2021
After a medical check-up, Orduz took to Twitter and assured his followers that he only suffered a bruise and a blow to the nose.
A quienes me escribieron y me saludaron por el accidente de anoche, debo contarles que estoy bien, gracias a Dios después del chequeo médico, de los exámenes respectivos, se descartó cualquier tema, solo una magulladura y un golpe en la nariz (sin fractura). Saludos y gracias 👍
— Carlos Orduz (@orduzrubio) March 10, 2021
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