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Truck, train crash caught on camera

Wednesday, March 08, 2017 - 00:50

Dramatic video footage shows the moment a train and truck crashed at a railway crossing in the Chilean town of Requinoa, killing two people last week. Jillian Kitchener reports.

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It happened in an instant....a train plowing full-speed into a truck in the Chilean town of Requinoa. Two people were killed - the truck driver and the train driver's assistant. The train was not carrying passengers at the time. The cause of the collision is still under investigation, but the surveillance video shows that the truck driver may not have obeyed the signal to stop. Other drivers familiar with the route say the crossing is extremely dangerous and needs other safety measures. (UPSOT) (Spanish) DRIVER, CARLOS CONTRERAS And it's not the first time an accident of this kind has shocked the town. A shrine close by recalls a similar incident... and it's hoped that local officials will now take action to prevent a third tragedy.

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Truck, train crash caught on camera

Wednesday, March 08, 2017 - 00:50