X Factor medical staff rushed into action after a contestant “fell five foot from the stage” during the Six Chair Challenge.
An eyewitness revealed how the singer plunged off the side of the platform – leaving the audience screaming in horror.
ITV The X Factor panel was left stunned when a hopeful ‘fell five foot off the stage’ during the Six Chair Challenge
Louis Tomlinson and Dermot O’Leary were also reported to have gone to the young man’s aid.
The Mirror reported how the singer, Tommy, was vying for a place in Louis’ final six when he fell.
Louis is said to have told him: “Lad, you scared the living daylights out of me.
“I’m really glad you’re ok because that was very scary.”
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After he was attended to by medical staff, Tommy continued his performance.
Following his nasty fall, Tommy was reportedly given a place in Louis’ final selection.
However fans will have to wait to see if he did make it all the way through to Judges’ Houses later this year.
Earlier this week, Louis’ fans gave away the identities of his final six contestants by sharing pictures and videos online.
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Rex Features Louis told the young man, called Tommy, he was terrified when he saw him drop