A woman managed to exit her vehicle in time after getting stuck between two closed ...
A woman managed to exit her vehicle in time after getting stuck between two closed barriers in the High Point, North Carolina.
The woman, who was later charged with the railroad crossing violation, turned herself in after initially being investigated as the hit-and-run suspect. According to the NY Daily News, and she didn’t stick around for the police to show up after this accident.
As for what happened, it appears that she chose to follow another vehicle as the barriers were coming down, yet hesitated at precisely a wrong moment.
We certainly understand this driver getting out of the car and moving to safety and we’re glad they were able to do so, stated Traffic Officer A. Goins. And anytime you are involved in the accident, it is always best to remain at the scene and speak with the officers.
The state of North Carolina requires that drivers stay at a scene of the accident involving property damage exceeding $1,000, or that they at least notify authorities in the timely manner.
Based on this description of the video below, the driver of the dashcam vehicel witnessed another train passing by initially, and after which the barriers came up.
However, as several vehicles began to move, the gates came back down, said the witness.
Two of us were caught in between. A young lady’s vehicle stalled on the tracks. I yelled for her to run, the train hit her car.
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