Video: Heroic pillion rider risks life to prevent train crash

By James Keen -

General news

 11 February 2010 14:26

A heroic pillion rider risks his life to prevent a train crash in Argentina.

The unidentified man was waiting on the back of his friend's motorcycle at a railway crossing when a van stalled halfway across the tracks. He then jumped off the bike, pushed the van out of the way and only just missed being hit by a train in the process.

Watch the video to see his amazingly close call: