In the car of a Deputy Sheriff of Texas was hit by a train when he was in a hurry to help the baby (video)

Sheriff’s Deputy received minor injuries after the may 21, 2019 in Midland, Texas, his car was hit by a train.

Two SUVs County Sheriff’s office Midland (which is 200 kilometers South of Lubbock) tried to pass at a railway crossing slow-moving and headed West the train when the first of the cars was hit by a train moving in the opposite direction.

The Midland County Sheriff Gary painter in an interview with KWES told that the first train, which was heading West, unloaded the car and tried to leave with the way Sheriff’s deputies. However, this same train was not allowed to see the police approaching from the other side of the structure that was moving «at a decent speed».

He stressed that sign at a railroad crossing in the time of the accident worked, but Sheriff’s deputies still decided to cross the tracks, reports the Midland Reporter-Telegram.

After a Deputy Sheriff’s car got hit by a train, the car flipped over, and this moment caught on camera of the DVR witness to the accident.

BREAKING VIDEO: Midland, Texas deputy vehicle hit by train, flipped over while responding to a call of an infant having breathing issues; the deputy suffered minor injuries and other first responders were able to reach the infant — KTBC

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The second Deputy, who was sitting in the second car, pulled out his colleague through the windshield. Fortunately, the wounds were minor and not life threatening. But still, he was taken to the hospital.

KWES reports that Sheriff’s deputies were forced to take on a dangerous manoeuvre because he was coming on an urgent call to help the baby, who was in such critical condition that has ceased to breathe. Painter said that the child now too. The baby was found and was also taken to the hospital.

The Federal railway administration in 2015, has estimated that motorists are 20 times more likely to die in a collision with a train than with another car. Moreover, most crashes occur with trains moving at speeds less than 48 kph.