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Train Ploughs Into Tuk Tuk At Cairo Level Crossing After A Driver Lifts Barrier

This is the moment a speeding train hits an Egyptian tuk-tuk, severely injuring the passengers after the driver’s colleague manually raised the barrier.

The accident was filmed at the Al-Negili crossing in the Egyptian capital Cairo, and three people were injured.

The driver reportedly remains in a critical condition while a woman and a girl were also injured in the incident, however, there have been no updates on their current health status.

A train ran over a tuk-tuk vehicle because of young man’s mistake in Cairo. (Newsflash)

Following a preliminary investigation, the police said that a driver had lifted the barrier to the level crossing before his colleague in a similar tuk-tuk ventured across the track without noticing the train approaching at high speed.

The train dragged the tuk-tuk along the track for a long-distance, according to the news site Al Arabiya.

In the footage, a tuk-tuk driver is seen raising the barrier to the level crossing before getting back in his vehicle.

A train ran over a tuk-tuk vehicle because of young man’s mistake in Cairo. (Newsflash)

Meanwhile, the driver next to him moves forwards and suddenly stops on the track.

A speeding train approaches and crashes into the tuk-tuk, dragging it along the track as a group of onlookers gather at the scene.

According to Al Arabiya, Egypt has seen several train crashes recently resulting in dozens of deaths and hundreds of injuries.

A train ran over a tuk-tuk vehicle because of young man’s mistake in Cairo. (Newsflash)

Egyptian Minister of Transport Kamel Al-Wazir has since vowed to introduce measures to prevent accidents and develop the rail system, including removing markets next to train lines.

Michael Leidig

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