Hapless carpenter crashes to the ground and smacks his head after ladder slips from under him

A handyman from West Yorkshire smacked his head and broke his leg after his ladder slipped from under him and he fell from the roof of a building.

Josh Coates, 30, was working at the top of a ladder when its feet slipped backwards sending him tumbling

The handyman from Wakefield fell to the ground and bashed his head on top of an aluminium step ladder, bending it

In the footage captured by CCTV Josh can be seen working at the top of the ladder before the feet slip backwards.

Josh and the ladder fall down and is seen hitting his head on an aluminium step ladder which broke his fall.

Josh can be heard laughing in the video as he watches back the CCTV footage of him falling from the roof of a building he was working on

Injuries: Josh said that he escaped the fall with cuts, bruises and a broken tibia and was laughing with his friends as they watched the footage back

Daz Sykes, a friend of Josh, commented on the video saying ‘Hard head lad. Like a bungalow now’t upstairs.’

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Post time: Jun-23-2020
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