A Polish Cyclist Somehow Survives a Collision with a High Speed Train

How are they even alive?

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Cyclists be warned—if you’re not carefully adhering to railroad crossing signs, you might…survive? Polish officials just released footage of someone colliding with a train and he reportedly lived to tell the tale.

The 26-year-old cyclist was captured on Polish Railway CCTV cameras on Nov. 5 as he passed a lowered barrier at a railway crossing. He was then struck by an approaching high-speed train. By some miracle, he was hit in the exact right place. Railway spokesman Miroslaw Siemieniec said that the man survived and was left with a fine by the police, Global Newsreports.

It's safe to say he's lucky to be alive. The man’s identity remains undisclosed. 

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