Ever since cells phones started coming with a camera, the most popular thing to do has been to take a selfie, a picture of yourself, and post in on Instagram, Twitter, and/or Facebook. But lately, people have been taking selfies to extreme levels in order to get more likes and viral acclaim for their photo. Sadly, a lot of these extreme selfies have lead to the people taking the photographs to be left in critical condition, or worse, to be killed in the act. The selfie deaths on this list are horrible, but they should be shared so no one else has to suffer a selfie injury for the sake getting a great photo. Remember, you can’t get likes if you’re dead. Put down your phone and read through this list of people who died while trying to take a selfie.
The amount of young people who have died taking a selfie is staggering. After reading through these stories of people who were injured while taking a selfie you’ll start to wonder how someone could be so careless. But think of all the weird things you’ve done to get that perfect shot. If you’re ever about to do something stupid for a selfie, just think about how you don’t want someone sat your funeral saying that you died taking a photo. The stories on this list of people who died while taking selfies should be shown to everyone with a smart phone. You don’t want to end up in intensive care, or worse, just because you had to get the perfect picture.
Man Dies Trying To Take Selfie With Bear
In May 2018, Odisha, India, Prabhu Bhatara tried to take a selfie with an injured bear while stopping at a bathroom on the way home from a wedding reception. Bhatara’s friends reportedly tried to deter him from taking the selfie, but he ignored the warnings and got up close to the animal for a picture. The bear quickly attacked and – despite attempts to intervene – Bhatara died on the spot. The bear was later treated for its injuries.
Man Shoots Himself in the Face
Tourist Falls to His Death Taking a Selfie on the Taj Mahal
19 Year Old Shoots Himself in the Face While Taking a Selfie
While Using a Selfie Stick, a Man Falls From a 100 Foot Cliff to His Death
Polish Tourist Falls Off a Bridge While Talking a Selfie
Pilot Takes Selfies Moments Before Crashing His Plane
A Student in the Philippines Falls to Her Death While Taking Selfie
Three College Students are Hit by a Moving Train During Selfie Session
Russian Woman Dies In Fall While Taking a Selfie on a Moscow Bridge
Teen Dies Competing in Selfie Olympics
Romanian Teen Bursts into Flames While Taking a Photo
A Polish Couple Falls to Their Death as Their Children Watch
A Man Dies While Talking a Selfie on Top of a Train
Man Accidentally Shoots Himself in the Head While Taking Selfie
While attempting to take a selfie with a loaded gun, 21-year old Oscar Otero Aguilar, accidentally shot himself in the head. Before the incident, Otero Aguilar had been drinking with two of his friends in northern Mexico City.
Woman Falls to her Death While Taking a Selfie on Her First Date
A Woman Posts a Selfie to Facebook Moments Before Crashing Her Car
At 8:33am on April 26 2014, Courtney Sanford uploaded a selfie of herself to Facebook with the status “The Happy Song makes me so HAPPY.” At 8:34 she crossed a highway median and crashed head-on into a truck.
Teen Falls from a Railway Bridge After Attempting a Selfie
An Indian Teen Dies While Trying to Take Selfie With a Moving Train
In May 2014, a 15 year old Indian boy named Edwin was killed after he tried to take a selfie with a quickly approaching train. He was rushed to the hospital, but didn’t survive.
Puerto Rican Rapper Dies in Motorcycle Crash Immediately Following Selfie
Two Men Blow Themselves Up While Taking Selfie
Seven People Drown in Picnic Selfie Accident
Man Falls 60 Feet When Selfie Rock Gives Way
Students Die Taking Canal Selfie
Girls Fall Off Rocks in Mumbai and Drown
Hiker Falls Off Hong Kong Mountain Snapping a Selfie