OMG! Magician's 'water torture cell' goes horribly wrong in front of 17,000 fans

21 October 2015 / 1 year 6 days ago

Kristen Johnson aka Lady Houdini was performing a 'water torture cell' escape trick in front of 17,000 people when when the unthinkable happened. 

According to Ebaum's World, the female escape artist blacked out with a hypoxic seizure during her act.  Images of the incident show the magician struggling and became motionless after a while.

Sensing her life was in trouble, her assistants immediately rushed to remove the locks in lids. 

With the help of a ladder, another assistant then pulled her out of the tank.

Thankfully, she started breathing on her own after she was out of the tank.

See what happened in the gallery below. 

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