Your escalator construction seems to be a bit strange because motors cant be placed there more common construction is to place the motor belt horizontally not vertically like here
this is way more convenient and easier to service because you just remove those panels and can get access to the motor assembly.
so when that panel broke, she fell down right on the motor, which is round so she slipped right into the gap between motor and Bull Gear
there is not hart much space between them so she got pulled inside>>8008
This is not exactly the same situation, You can't blame greed here.
It is Chinese culture itself if it is not even genetically encoded.