Truck Driver Jumps From Rig Just As It Gets Annihilated By A Freight Train

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You are in a truck. Stuck on the tracks. The truck is stuck! And there is a train. It is also stuck on tracks. But the train is moving very fast. You are immobile like a beached whale. STOP THINKING GET THE HECK OUT OF THERE.

There’s no word on the condition of the truck driver’s trousers after narrowly getting out of his truck seconds before it was clobbered by a freight train in Atwater, California. If I had to venture a guess, though, I’d say there’s not much left of them:

Garments notwithstanding, nobody was harmed in this crash, the Atwater Police Department says. Here are some pictures of the aftermath:


Geez, dude must really love that truck.

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David Tracy

Writer, Jalopnik. 1979 Jeep Cherokee Golden Eagle, 1985 Jeep J10, 1948 Willys CJ-2A, 1995 Jeep Cherokee, 1992 Jeep Cherokee auto, 1991 Jeep Cherokee 5spd, 1976 Jeep DJ-5D, totaled 2003 Kia Rio