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Video shows the moment train collides with towed car and drags it several feet

  • A RV attached to the car had just cleared the tracks in Flagstaff, Arizona, at approximately 5.30pm on Tuesday
  • As the RV waited at the next light, a BNSF train collided with the car and dragged it several feet
  • No one was reported as being inside the car
  • Video obtained by Gavin McDermaid shows the moment of the crash   

A freight train in Arizona collided with a car that was being towed across the train tracks, causing the vehicle to be dragged several feet. 

A RV attached to the car had just cleared the tracks in Flagstaff, Arizona, at approximately 5.30pm on Tuesday. 

The video was filmed by Gavin McDermaid, who was behind the car and the track’s crossing arm when the crash occurred. 

A RV attached to the car had just cleared the tracks in Flagstaff, Arizona, at approximately 5.30pm on Tuesday

A RV attached to the car had just cleared the tracks in Flagstaff, Arizona, at approximately 5.30pm on Tuesday

Just across the tracks, the RV was said to have been waiting at a light. 

Before the train hits the car, McDermaid and his passengers can be heard going ‘uh’ and screaming ‘no’ as it draws closer. 

And upon collision, the car erupts into ‘woohoos’ and laughter at the sight they just witness.

As the RV waited at the next light, a BNSF train collided with the car and dragged it several feet

As the RV waited at the next light, a BNSF train collided with the car and dragged it several feet

The car can be seen being dragged along the side of the train for several feet before the train comes to a halt.

No one was in the car at the time of the crash, according to Tuscon News Now. 

It is unknown how fast the BNSF train was going when it hit the car. 

 

 

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