WATCH: Elevator in Chile malfunctions, races up 31 floors in 15 seconds with passenger inside

PROVIDENCIA, Chile - Surveillance video captured a scary moment after an elevator malfunctioned in Providencia, Chile over the weekend.

The video shows José Vergara Acevedo frantically trying to push buttons to make the elevator stop, the Huffington Post reported.

The elevator shot up 31 floors in 15 seconds before it apparently crashed into the roof.

Emol Chile reported the man suffered injuries to his head and legs.

The video was posted to YouTube over the weekend and has already been viewed more than 1.6 million times.

Check out the footage below:

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