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      03-05-2020, 01:59 PM   #1
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Video: Train smashes BMW after driver turns onto Metro Blue Line tracks in South LA

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Looks like an E39 5 Series. Doubt this guy would have been as lucky had he been in a lesser car.

https://abc7.com/5986688/

https://video.twimg.com/ext_tw_video...SdhjwmKnb.m3u8
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And was hit in the driver door....
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I was thinking that as well, but he could have just been making a U turn and didn't see the train
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You know there was a red left turn light for him, guess he didn't have time to wait. I see that stuff all the time in LA, that guy just picked the wrong place to drive like an ass.

Edit: there was even a gate down that he went around, Darwin award

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Blinded by the sun ?
Dope ?
Sleepwalker/driver ?
Stuntman ?
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The fact that the guy survived means that Darwin failed to predict correctly.
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Edit: there was even a gate down that he went around, Darwin award
He actually even hit that gate. (slightly with the passenger side of his windscreen, you can see the gate move, before he hits the train)

So either very much blinded by the sun or thought he could beat that train.
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I was thinking that as well, but he could have just been making a U turn and didn't see the train
No, F-ed LA drivers are morons without a reasonable doubt. They will try to beat anything including trains. No patience!
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