Holy cow it was a close one in Portage, Michigan, when firefighters pulled a man from his jeep just before a train crushed it. See the video below.

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Don't Leave Your Vehicle On Train Tracks

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You would think it would go without saying but don't leave your vehicle on the train tracks but yet it still happens.

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There have been plenty of cases where vehicles have been left on train tracks, while others stalled or someone thought they could be the train and the results are always the same, trains can't stop on a dime so vehicles get crushed and in some cases, people get killed.

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But what happens if you get into an accident and your vehicle winds up landing on the train tracks? Let's find out below.

Multi-Vehicle Accident Leaves Jeep On Its Side On Train Tracks

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A couple of vehicles in Portage got into a collision this morning near railroad tracks where Shaver Road and West Centre Avenue come together. A Jeep rolled on its side on the train tracks with a man still inside.

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As you can see in the photo above, rescuers are trying to get the man that was trapped inside out of the jeep when the guy on the right says there is a train coming.

Firefighters Rescue Man From Jeep Just Before Train Hits Vehicle

Talk about a close call, firefighters could hear the train whistle as they were trying to get the man who was in excruciating pain out of the vehicle. Watch the video above to see just how close this rescue was.

Kudos to the firefighters who were quick thinking and rescued the man only seconds before the train finished off what was left of the Jeep. Now that will get your blood pumping right there.

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