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Woman causes explosion at restaurant after walking into gas tank while texting on her phone

By Mason White 1:40 PM March 30, 2016
Woman texting on her phone before walking into gas tank 

By: Feng Qian
(Scroll down for video) A woman in China, suffered serious injuries after walking into a gas tank while texting on her phone, according to a video uploaded to the Internet.

The incident unfolded at a fast-food restaurant in Yichun this week.

Police said that the incident highlights the alarming effect of walking and texting at the same time.

A video of the incident, shows the woman, who was not identified, wandering through a restaurant kitchen, looking down on her phone while walking.

As she was texting and not looking where she was going, the woman managed to knock over a gas tank. Smoke immediately started filling the restaurant before the gas ignited, causing a huge explosion.

The woman suffered burns and the kitchen was badly damaged. The restaurant suffered thousands of dollars in losses as a result of the explosion.