Caught on Camera: Shocking images show how Imran Khan fell 15 feet off mechanical lift at rally

World | | May 8, 2013, 12:50 pm
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Imran Khan, Pakistan's cricket star-turned-politician offers prayers at the mausoleum of Mohammad Ali Jinnah, founder of Pakistan during an election campaign in Karachi, Pakistan, Tuesday, May 7, 2013.

Imran Khan, Pakistan's cricket star-turned-politician offers prayers at the mausoleum of Mohammad Ali Jinnah, founder of Pakistan during an election campaign in Karachi, Pakistan, Tuesday, May 7, 2013.

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Pakistan's cricket star-turned-politician Imran Khan is surrounded by his supporters during an election rally in Karachi.

Pakistan's cricket star-turned-politician Imran Khan is surrounded by his supporters during an election rally in Karachi.

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Supporters of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf headed by Pakistan's cricket star-turned-politician Imran Khan, rally in Karachi, Pakistan, Tuesday, May 7, 2013.

Supporters of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf headed by Pakistan's cricket star-turned-politician Imran Khan, rally in Karachi, Pakistan, Tuesday, May 7, 2013.

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Rescue workers rush Imran Khan, Pakistan's cricket star-turned-politician to hospital in Lahore, Pakistan on Tuesday, May 7, 2013.

Rescue workers rush Imran Khan, Pakistan's cricket star-turned-politician to hospital in Lahore, Pakistan on Tuesday, May 7, 2013.

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A still image taken from video shows Pakistani cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan (with green scarf) falling off a mechanical lift raising him onto a stage at an election rally in Lahore May 7, 2013. Khan injured his head on Tuesday four days before national elections, party and medical officials said. Khan fell as the lift was just short of the 15ft platform in the eastern city of Lahore, witnesses said.

A still image taken from video shows Pakistani cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan (with green scarf) falling off a mechanical lift raising him onto a stage at an election rally in Lahore May 7, 2013. Khan injured his head on Tuesday four days before national elections, party and medical officials said. Khan fell as the lift was just short of the 15ft platform in the eastern city of Lahore, witnesses said.

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Pakistan's cricket star-turned-politician Imran Khan speaks to his supporters during an election campaign in Karachi, Pakistan on Tuesday, May 7, 2013.

Pakistan's cricket star-turned-politician Imran Khan speaks to his supporters during an election campaign in Karachi, Pakistan on Tuesday, May 7, 2013.

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Supporters of Pakistan's cricket star-turned-politician Imran Khan pray for their leader's health in Karachi, Pakistan on Tuesday, May 7, 2013.

Supporters of Pakistan's cricket star-turned-politician Imran Khan pray for their leader's health in Karachi, Pakistan on Tuesday, May 7, 2013.

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Combination still images taken from video shows Pakistani cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan (with green scarf) falling off a mechanical lift raising him onto a stage at an election rally in Lahore May 7, 2013.

Combination still images taken from video shows Pakistani cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan (with green scarf) falling off a mechanical lift raising him onto a stage at an election rally in Lahore May 7, 2013.

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Supporters of Pakistan's cricket star-turned-politician Imran Khan pray for their leader's health in Karachi, Pakistan on Tuesday, May 7, 2013.

Supporters of Pakistan's cricket star-turned-politician Imran Khan pray for their leader's health in Karachi, Pakistan on Tuesday, May 7, 2013.

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Rescue workers rush Imran Khan, Pakistan's cricket star-turned-politician to hospital in Lahore, Pakistan on Tuesday, May 7, 2013.

Rescue workers rush Imran Khan, Pakistan's cricket star-turned-politician to hospital in Lahore, Pakistan on Tuesday, May 7, 2013.

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A poster showing Pakistan's cricket star-turned-politician, Imran Khan, is placed on the windshield of a taxi  in Islamabad, Pakistan, Tuesday, May 7, 2013.

A poster showing Pakistan's cricket star-turned-politician, Imran Khan, is placed on the windshield of a taxi in Islamabad, Pakistan, Tuesday, May 7, 2013.

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Still images taken from video showing Pakistani cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan falling off a mechanical lift raising him onto a stage at an election rally in Lahore on May 7, 2013. Khan injured his head four days before national elections, party and medical officials said. Khan fell as the lift was just short of the 15ft-high platform in Lahore.

Still images taken from video showing Pakistani cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan falling off a mechanical lift raising him onto a stage at an election rally in Lahore on May 7, 2013. Khan injured his head four days before national elections, party and medical officials said. Khan fell as the lift was just short of the 15ft-high platform in Lahore.

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A still image taken from video shows Pakistani cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan (with green scarf) before falling off a mechanical lift raising him onto a stage at an election rally in Lahore May 7, 2013.

A still image taken from video shows Pakistani cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan (with green scarf) before falling off a mechanical lift raising him onto a stage at an election rally in Lahore May 7, 2013.

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A still image taken from video shows Pakistani cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan (with green scarf) falling off a mechanical lift raising him onto a stage at an election rally in Lahore May 7, 2013.

A still image taken from video shows Pakistani cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan (with green scarf) falling off a mechanical lift raising him onto a stage at an election rally in Lahore May 7, 2013.

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Rescue workers carry injured Pakistani cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan, who is also chairman of political party Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI), after he fell from a makeshift elevator during his election campaign rally in Lahore  May 7, 2013.

Rescue workers carry injured Pakistani cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan, who is also chairman of political party Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI), after he fell from a makeshift elevator during his election campaign rally in Lahore May 7, 2013.