Unlike 2008, when a Wal-Mart employee was trampled to death in Valley Stream, New York, there have been no reported deaths this year associated with Black Friday, the most popular shopping day of the year. Nevertheless, Black Friday 2009 was not a subdued affair.
One video posted on YouTube shows the extent of shopping madness induced by sale prices and media hype. It shows shoppers, releasing piercing screams at an undisclosed Wal-Mart while furiously clawing their way into the store and down the aisles, leaving some shoppers injured on the ground.
Watch the video below.
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