This is terrifying! I hope I never have to experience this.
Here is more from 100 Percent FedUp:
Video footage posted on Twitter was all over the place because it shows something that you never, ever see. Most of the time the escalators just stop working but this time the escalator was out of control. Commuters in Italy were riding down an escalator when it sped up without warning. How does this happen? We found out that it has happened before (see below).
Watch the speeding escalator in the transit hub near the Piazza della Repubblica in Rome, according to local newspaper Il Messaggero:
— Фанаты ЦСКА★RBWorld (@RBWorldorg) October 23, 2018
Here is another video of this happening in another city.