28 Nov, 2019 @ 10:29
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WATCH: Level crossing barriers fail to close as car narrowly avoids train in shock Spanish dashcam video

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LEVEL crossing barriers have failed to close in a shocking dashcam video in northern Spain.

Point-of-view footage shows the driver stop suddenly as a train ploughs through the crossing near Cetina, in Zaragoza.

“The failure of the barrier system is extremely serious,” the driver, Mari Carmen, said on a social media post gone viral.

“Everyone passing through the level crossing near Cetina must be warned.”

The video, recorded early this month, shows the barriers fully closing AFTER the train has already gone.

Joshua Parfitt

Joshua James Parfitt is the Costa Blanca correspondent for the Olive Press. He holds a gold-standard NCTJ in multimedia journalism from the award-winning News Associates in Twickenham. His work has been published in the Sunday Times, Esquire, the Mail on Sunday, the Daily Mail, the Sun, the Sun on Sunday, the Mirror, among others. He has appeared on BBC Breakfast to discuss devastating flooding in Spain, as well as making appearances on BBC and LBC radio stations.

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