Train almost hits a man – level 3

11-10-2023 15:00

In Victoria, Australia, CCTV captured the moment that a train nearly hit a man, as it traveled at around 88 kilometres per hour.

The customer walked onto the train line without paying attention and made it to the edge of the opposite platform before hearing the train, as the driver sounded his horn and applied the emergency brake.

Although it was too late to stop the train completely, the driver’s evasive measures meant that the foolish man had just enough time to get out of the way of the fast-moving vehicle.

One witness could not bear to watch – as she saw the incident unfold, she put her face against a fence so she could not see.

Difficult words: CCTV (security camera footage), evasive (avoiding – trying not to hit the man), measure (an action, an act), bear (to be strong enough), unfold (to happen).

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