Months go by and look alike ... A few days ago, a man who went to the hospital for the birth of his son had a bad surprise ... Indeed, his e-cigarette "would" exploded in his pocket of jeans, burning him seriously on the thighs. Today, he is complaining of endangering the lives of others ...
He was at the maternity ward in the 20th arrondissement of Paris to witness the birth of his son. A man of 36 years saw the battery of his e-cigarette explode in his pocket and seriously wound him, reports Le Parisien. A few minutes away, the young dad was in the nursery with his son in his arms.
« Suddenly the battery exploded and sparked, causing a lot of smoke", Explains the thirties in his complaint filed Saturday for endangering the lives of others and consulted by the daily.
A midwife from the Paris hospital who was about 40 meters from the elevators in which the young father was at the time of the explosion, tells his story: " We heard a very important noise (...) We then heard a man scream, then quickly a strong smell of burned flesh that persisted all afternoon".
A first diagnosis made it possible to establish second and third degree burns on the thighs". The doctor said in his thirties that he would have most certainly a scar of at least 20 centimeters".
According to him, it was the accumulator that was in his pocket that caused the explosion. He also filed a complaint against the shop where he bought this battery three weeks ago: " I always reloaded my e-cigarette with the right tool, I'm very careful with that", He assures.