Terrifying moment when a freight train runs on a level crossing in a scooter rider – but miraculously escapes LIVING
- The nameless rider from Dangtu in East China crossed the tracks on Friday
- He seems completely unaware of the ND5 freight train roaring towards him
- He was found by train staff and is still in the hospital recovering from his injuries
This is the shocking moment when a freight train runs at full speed in a scooter rider trying to ride over a level crossing.
The rider somehow survived the impact that happened in China.
The nameless victim from the county of Dangtu, in Ma & anshan City in Anhui province, in eastern China, is being treated in a local hospital.
An ND5 freight train runs at high speeds on the Nanjing-Wuhu Railway in China on Friday
Images of the incident show the helmet-wearing rider rolling into the frame, unaware of the ND5 freight train roaring towards him.
It is adjacent to the intersection with the intention of reaching the other side of the Nanjing-Wuhu railway section of the tracks on September 27 local time on September 27.
But a second later, he is struck by the fast-moving train, which flies out of frame with its damaged vehicle.
According to reports, the scooter rider was later found by train staff and taken to a local hospital by emergency workers.
A mobility scooter driver approaches the level crossing and edges forward unaware of the oncoming train
The train hits him at top speed, causing the rider and his vehicle to fly. He is now recovering at the hospital
The extent of his injuries has not been reported.
It is assumed that the diesel-electric ND5 train did not suffer significant damage during the accident, which is still being investigated.
Because the provincial police have not yet released a full statement about the crash, it is unclear whether the scooter rider has legal consequences for his apparent breach of the level crossing.
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