There are those times when people pile on top of each other.

According to, an escalator at a shopping mall in Malaysia failed and caught many by surprise by reversing its direction.

After going backwards, a whole pack of shoppers topple over like dominoes and pile on top of each other.

Those who fall first are unable to get out of the way of the other shoppers who eventually pile on top of them.

Watch the entire video down below of the escalator who took a large pack of people by surprise.

With additional reporting by Sal Lopez