The car is towed by a train 150 meters after two drivers have stopped on the rails to exchange details after a small collision
- Two drivers had a small escape after their cars were hit by an oncoming train
- One of the cars was towed 150 meters and caught under it
- The drivers stood on the tracks and exchanged data and moved over time
- Nobody was injured in the incident, but train lines in Melbourne have been hit
Two drivers who left their cars on track while exchanging details after a small collision paid a high price.
One of the cars was towed 150 meters under the train while he was plowing on his way to Pakenham by an officer in Melbourne.
Both cars were supposed to have been involved in a small accident just before the moments, in which one of the drivers at the rear saw the other and both cars pushed the tracks.
The drivers were on the tracks and exchanged details about the accident when the boom gates closed and the train entered.
They were able to get out of the way in time when the train hit the cars, 7News reported.
One of the cars was towed 150 meters and caught under it when the train plowed through officer in Melbourne on the way to Pakenham
The first car was pushed to the other side of the road with the collision, while a smaller white car got stuck under it and was dragged along.
None of the drivers were injured in the incident, but two people were taken to the hospital as a precautionary measure.
The train driver is said to have been awakened, but physically unharmed.
He had to use the emergency brakes and sound the horn to alert the drivers when he saw the cars on the tracks.
Train services were affected by the accident, with buses replacing trains between Berwick and Pakenham.
The Gippsland VLine was also delayed.
Motorists were also advised to expect delays, while train commuters were told to go straight to bus stations.
Brunt Road in Officer was closed in both directions between the Princes Highway and Rix Road when the workers fixed the crossing.
Train lines around Melbourne have been hit, with buses replacing trains between Berwick and Pakenham
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