Twelve people were injured and four were taken to the hospital with broken legs due to an elevator malfunction in Lianyungang, China. One of the injured said that there were about 14 to 15 people in the elevator and as soon as the lift door closed, the elevator immediately fell 18 floors to the ground without warning. Another injured person said that she heard sounds of reinforced steel fracturing. The elevator’s load is limited to 13 people or 2,200 pounds. The cause of the accident is still under investigation.