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Run! No, Run Away!

Discussion in 'Jokes/Utani + Udaku/Gossips' started by X-PASTER, Jan 11, 2009.


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    Jan 11, 2009
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    (July 16, 2008, Italy)

    Gerhard Adolf Zeitler Plattner, 68, was queued at a traffic light in his Porsche Cayenne sportscar. Before one reaches the light, there is a railroad crossing. As you might imagine, given Murphy's law, a train was coming.

    The man did not let the queue progress forward far enough before he crossed the railroad. The safety bars came down, leaving the Porsche trapped on the rails. It took the driver awhile to realize he was stuck, according to witnesses. Finally, he jumped from the car and started to run -- toward the oncoming train, waving his arms in an attempt to save his car!

    The attempt was successful. The car received less damage than its owner. He was pushed hard enough to land 30 meters away, and attempts to revive him were unsuccessful.

    The moral of the story? Momentum always wins.

    Last edited: Jan 11, 2009