Dramatic CCTV footage shows the moment a stolen car crashes into a high-speed train

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CCTV footage of car colliding with train
CCTV footage captured the moment a car collided into a train in Doncaster, England, on June 13, 2021. Screenshot from Gi Doncaster News via Twitter
  • CCTV footage captured the moment a car crashed into a high-speed train in Doncaster, England.

  • Remarkably, the car was only clipped by the train and nobody sustained any serious injuries.

  • An investigation into the circumstances of the incident is still ongoing, police have said.

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CCTV footage captured the dramatic moment a car collided with a high-speed train in Doncaster, England last week.

Remarkably, no one in the car or on the train was injured, British Transport Police (BTP) said in a statement.

Footage posted on social media shows the black car crashing through a fence and into the train's side as it sped through a crossing. The car, which gets enveloped a cloud of dust and debris, is left beyond repair as the train continues onwards.

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Watch the crazy moment below:

"Officers were called to Rossington Level Crossing in Doncaster at 8.07 pm following reports that a train had hit a car," BTP said in a statement, according to Doncaster Free Press. "Thankfully, the vehicle was only clipped by the train and nobody is believed to have sustained any injuries."

An investigation into the circumstances of the incident is still ongoing, however, South Yorkshire Police have said they are still looking for the driver of the vehicle, which is believed to be a stolen Range Rover.

"The driver of the Range Rover left the vehicle and fled the scene," a spokesperson for the police said, according to the Doncaster Free Press.

The train, which was not derailed in the incident, was still immediately taken out of service. It can travel at speeds of up to 125 mph.

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