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Michelle Izatt
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26 Mar 2018
8:35 am

WATCH: Mitsubishi Pajero 4×4 stops train dead in its tracks in KZN

Michelle Izatt

Footage from Blue Security’s Andreas Mathios accompanies speculation the car was stolen and abandoned on the railway line.

A screenshot of the video which captured a train ploughing into an abandoned vehicle.

A train driver ran into an abandoned car at a railway crossing as she was travelling towards Amanzimtoti at Umgababa in KwaZulu-Natal yesterday morning, South Coast Sun reports.

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Video footage released by Blue Security’s Andreas Mathios shows the train hitting a stationary Mitsubishi Pajero SUV.

While details of the incident are not yet known, Mathios said Umkomaas police were investigating a case of car theft. Police responded to the scene.

Watch the video:

No injuries were reported. The vehicle appears to have been jostled by the train, although it remained on its wheels on the track by the time the train stopped against it.

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