Weight plate falling from residential building hits woman in Shenzhen, China

A weight plate falling from a 30-storey residential building hit a woman walking past in southern China.

The terrifying moment, filmed in Shenzhen city in Guangdong province on June 22, shows a weight plate striking a woman on her head.

The woman can be seen falling to the ground holding her head.

She was sent to hospital for treatment and she was not in a life-threatening condition.

A resident was reportedly cleaning their home and accidentally knocked the weight plate out the window from around the seventh floor.

The resident was taken to the police station for investigation.