Il video amatoriale girato da Kathy Harlow del momento drammatico dell'impatto tra un tir e un treno a Kings Mountain, in North Carolina.
E' accaduto al passaggio a livello di Battleground Avenue. Non è la prima volta che si verificano incidenti simili in questa zona.
L'autista alla guida del tir ha fatto in tempo a salvarsi. L'autoarticolato si è letteralmente spezzato in due. Non ci sono miracolosamente stati feriti.
For the third time this year, and the fourth time in the past 11 months, a truck got stuck on the crossing Friday morning and was struck by a train.
In this case, a truck carrying a load of cotton got stuck on the high-angle crossing around 6:30 a.m. The driver was able to get out of the cab a short time before the train struck, smashing into the trailer and leaving a field of debris. No injuries were reported.
Trucks are not permitted to cross the tracks at that point, but that hasn't stopped drivers from trying. According to police reports, trucks have been hit by trains at the same crossing last June 13 and this year on Jan. 3 and March 14.
Truckers have been cited by police in past cases.
Read more here: http://www.charlotteobserver.com/2012/05/04/3218199/train-hits-truck-in-kings-mtn.html#storylink=cpy