Confusion, Fear as Man Collapses, Faints in Front of Queen Elizbeth’s Coffin, Video Goes Viral
- A man identified as a guard has fainted in front of Queen Elizabeth's coffin as she is given last respect in Westminster Hall
- The guard earlier stumbled as people milled around to mourn the departed monarch, then retook his position before fainting
- A video capturing the moment the man fell has been making the rounds on social media, but the man's name is not yet known
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A video has captured the moment a guard fell and fainted in front of Queen Elizabeth's coffin in Westminster Hall.
The British monarch is lying in state and is being given last respect by mourners.
In the video posted by Daily Mail and also seen on YouTube, the guard had earlier stepped off the stage, but came back to his position before falling.
Police rush to his aid
After he collapsed, those around shouted and the policemen quickly rushed to help him.
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The guard, whose name is yet unknown, fell on the hard floor.
Watch the video below:
YouTube users react
"Oh my god, poor man. I'm glad that people are being sympathetic in the comments, he's just doing his job and he might not be as strong as he used to be. I hope he's okay."
Vicky Moore said:
"Bless His Heart! Praying for him and all who stand to honor the Queen."
Canada fragrance reviewer Diana commented:
"That’s so sad I was thinking how on earth these guardsman can stand motionless for long periods of time. Very difficult. Hope he is okay."
"I'm amazed this doesn't happen more often. The sheer stamina required is almost super-human."
Colbie Winters said:
"Omg, poor guy. What a tough and respectful job he has. I hope he’s ok. Sending love to him in this trying and potentially embarrassing time. My heart goes out to him."
Queen Elizabeth and her many records
Meanwhile, YEN.com.gh reported that Queen Elizabeth was a holder of several world records.
One of the records she held before she died was being featured on the currencies of 35 nations.
She was also the richest queen in the world, with her wealth stored in real estate, pieces of jewellery, and more.
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