The Worst Black Friday Injuries and Deaths of All Time Anything
Vote List
758 votes 703,203 views by  Ranker
Staff
more info

The Worst Black Friday Injuries and Deaths of All Time

List Criteria: Vote up the most shocking or disturbing stories.

In honor of the busiest shopping day of the year, here's a roundup of stories about Black Friday injuries, incidents and deaths that should pretty much convince everyone to stay the hell out of a busy shopper's way this year.
The List
Comment
Embed
Options
  1. 1
    Up 148
    Down 73

    Wal-Mart Deathly Stampede

    If you thought any Black Friday experience you had was beyond ridiculous, just consider yourself lucky no one died (though many people find themselves dying on the inside.)

    Alas, that is exactly what happened back in 2008 at a Long Island Wal-Mart. A few facts to convey this incident: over 2,000 people trampled into the store five minutes before scheduled to open. The store never in fact opened. The crowds opened it themselves, chanting push the doors in. And they did, knocking the doors off their hinges and literally basting it apart. If you're wondering what's wrong with these people? Just check out this Walmart people video and it'll all make perfect sense.

    It was rumored that the employees all of sudden had to make a human chain to slow down the crowds that kept pouring. Not effective. Turned out the crowds ended up being a lethal Red Rover and they trampled a 34 year old temporary employee.

    As other Wal-Mart employees tried to help the man, the crowds knocked them over as well all the while pummeling the downed man to death. When police and paramedics arrived, people kept pushing past them. When police forced the store to close, people kept pushing past them. Their excuse? I was in line since Friday morning! For 20 dollars off a PS3.

    You can’t get more cold-hearted than that.

    Source.

  2. 2
    Up 57
    Down 36

    Pregnant Woman Miscarried

    Well, you can expect this type of violence if the crowds on Black Friday had been historically so bad they killed a man. This particular takedown occurred at the same place where the Wal-Mart worker was killed, making the 2008 shopping season a historical war zone in that area.

    The eight-months-pregnant woman was probably waiting to buy stuff for her soon-to-be newborn baby. Instead, she miscarried. The same group of people that knocked the doors off their hinges also managed to create the most brutal abortion imaginable.

    Source

  3. 3
    Up 46
    Down 37

    Guys Shoot Each Other

    Black Friday. Toys R Us. Shooting deaths. Normally, people would never think of stringing those words up in the same sentence. Well, maybe the first two, but shooting deaths?

    However, that’s exactly what happened the same day of the above Wal-Mart stampede. On the opposite side of the coast in Palm Desert, CA, two women got into a fight. No one knows why, but plenty of witnesses reported it was a bloody brawl. Bloody enough to incite their male companions to pull out their trusty hand-guns and shoot each other. God Bless America.

    All hell broke loose.The crowds ran out screaming from the store while the two shooters squared off and cocked their gun. One man failed so he ran through the aisles while the other guy shot at him. Eventually, they got to the cash register and exchanged multiple shots before dying.

    Apparently, it wasn’t over a toy, though its very easy to make such an assumption. Two guys walk into a Toys R Us carrying guns then shoot each other. What’s to miss (other than, apparently, that one guy)?

    But the worst part of it all: the mothers brought their children with them and their children witnessed their own fathers’ deaths.

    Source.

  4. 4
    Up 7
    Down 4

    Two Shoppers Hit By Likely Drunk Driver

    Walmart shoppers were hit by a car in the parking lot after Black Friday 2012. It took place near Seattle, when a 71-year-old driver was arrested for vehicular assault. The elderly man pinned a middle-aged woman under his SUV.

    The man she was with also got rushed to the hospital along with her, after he rolled up onto the SUV hood and fell to the ground. The overcrowding at the Walmart parking lot was a major issue, but the old man was suspected of being drunk while driving.

    Source

  5. 5
    Up 6
    Down 3

    Cali Walmart Becomes Scene of a Shooting

    Just before 2 am, Black Friday shoppers got into a fight in the parking lot of a Walmart near Oakland, California. The San Leandro customers were confronted by thieves who wanted their items and, after they refused, one of those thieves pulled out a gun.

    While one fired and wounded one of the victims, the other suspect fled the scene. The one who was arrested was in his mid-20s, while the gunshot victim was taken to a local hospital in critical condition.

    Source

got a blog or website?

embed this list

viewers of this list also saw...

more popular lists