A driver's semitruck appears to stall at a railroad crossing as a train is hurling its way toward the intersection. An onlooker signals to the driver that the train is coming and the man barely escapes with his life before a devastating collision.
Posted by TikTok user @jk0502_311, take a look at this video to see what happens.
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"I can't believe how clean cut that was," says user @mk7r02100.
"He saved the cargo so that's a plus," writes commenter @clawman86.
Viewer of the video @valeriethompson98 notices this point as well, saying, "At least he didn't loose his load."
"Train engine will be stopping in the next town," predicts @roospike.
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"He literally should have been smart and disconnected the trailer when the train was coming," says @kblake81. "Then truck and trailer would have been good."
"Curious what happened to the truck to cause him to not be able to move it," writes @nanamonkey64. "So glad he was okay."
"The train was going entirely too fast for going through a town," surmises @mudlogger2018.
Video watcher @fajja59 makes an observation: "Well, he doesn't have to worry about what was wrong with the truck," he remarks.
We post videos such as these as part of our coverage because we hope there are specific behaviors drivers can learn and implement to help make our roads safer for all of us.
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