Barely! A delivery man in a miraculous escape as he jumps the stop sign just as the train zooms by
- A 23-year-old motorcyclist was about to make a delivery when he was nearly killed by a train in Quilmes, Argentina on Saturday night.
- The man disregarded a railroad crossing stop sign and attempted to drive onto the tracks
- He looked both ways but seemed to miscalculate the distance of the train when he tried to move forward
- The train slammed into his bike and the impact of the accident knocked him off the bike, leaving with two broken legs
This is the reckless moment a delivery man nearly got killed when he tried to cross a train track and was nearly run over by a train in Argentina.
The 23-year-old motorcyclist was on his way to a drop-off in the town of Quilmes, in southeast Buenos Aires, when he decided to ignore a sign asking motorists to pull over level Saturday evening.
The man certainly seemed in a hurry to get to his destination and walked around a van that had stopped at the intersection.
The biker positioned himself around the lowered gate and looked both ways, but apparently miscalculated the distance and speed of the train.
A delivery man stops at a level crossing in Quilmes, Argentina, moments before he was almost run over by a train on Saturday night. The 23-year-old’s motorbike was crushed and he suffered broken bones in both legs
A motorcyclist is seen on CCTV passing a van which had stopped at a level crossing as a train was about to pass. The train failed to stop in time and slammed into the man’s bike, leaving him in pieces
He then started moving down the track when the train suddenly slammed into his motorbike and knocked him to the ground.
The impact of the violent sent him crashing to the ground and left his motorcycle in pieces.
The man was taken to Iriarte hospital and treated for fractures in both legs.
The crash comes just two weeks after four-year-old Thian Alfaro was killed by a train in the Buenos Aires town of Bosques, according to local media.
The still image from a security camera shows the 23-year-old motorcyclist stopping behind a van at an intersection in the Argentinian town of Quilmes moments before he was nearly killed as he tried to move forward. approaching the train.
The motorcyclist is seen on camera looking to his right, but apparently miscalculated the distance from the train before he was nearly run over and killed
A 23-year-old man lies on the ground moments after a train rammed his motorbike as he tried to cross a train track in Quilmes, Argentina, on Saturday night
The child was walking with his mother at a party on August 14 when he let go of his mother’s hand and ran onto the train tracks.
The train engineer did not have enough time to press breaks and rammed the boy, who was pronounced dead at the scene.
Two days later, a 24-year-old Peruvian mother was returning from a doctor’s appointment with her five-month-old baby when she was killed by a freight train in the municipality of Córdoba, in the center of the Argentina.
Authorities said Pamela Farro was caught on the train and threw her baby to the ground to save her life. The baby was hospitalized for a head injury.