Dangerous Crossing – level 2

21-05-2020 15:00

The British Transport Police shared a video of an unknown man at a railway crossing in Hertfordshire.

The man pushed through the gate, walked across the tracks, and glanced left. At the same moment, a train came, and it almost hit the man. When the train left, the man slowly walked away.

Officials say that the man´s behavior was very dangerous, and he nearly lost his life. People must respect the warning signs and flashing lights, and they must not push through the barriers. Some trains travel very fast. They can seem far away; however, they can be close in a few seconds.

Difficult words: railway crossing (a place where a railway and a road cross), glance (to look at something quickly), flashing (when lights turn on and off quickly so you can see them easily and from far away).

You can watch the original video in the Level 3 section.

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