Accident - Railroad crossing

04 Apr 2016 Examples of accidents & crash tests
Sequence of events
When traversing a half-barrier railroad crossing, a car collided with a freight train approaching from the left.
Car, freight train
The unbelted car driver was thrown out of his car and sustained fatal injuries.
The car crossed the tracks even though the half-barriers were closed.
Avoidance measures, mitigation of consequences/
strategy for road safety measures
Always wait at the level crossing sign or stop sign in front of the barriers.
Secure railroad crossings with full barriers instead of half-barriers.