Viral Video: You must have seen many train accidents. But the accident that we are going to talk about today will surprise and disturb you. It seemed that everything was filmy. Massive flames… a plume of smoke and a train passing through the middle. The onlookers were stunned. There was a flood of these videos on social media. Many people recorded it from different angles. Please note that this video is from Mexico.
According to media reports, a freight train and a fuel tank collided in Central Mexico. This collision was so severe that dozens of nearby houses caught fire. These videos of the fire went viral on social media. Black smoke was visible in a large area of the city. One video showed a goods train burning in flames. Not only this, this train was passing on the tracks from the middle of the fire.
BREAKING: Cargo train drives through flames after crashing into fuel truck in central Mexico, setting dozens of homes on fire pic.twitter.com/QLc4eV6xhk
— BNO News (@BNONews) October 21, 2022
It was not clear how the accident happened. Initial reports said that the truck collided with a train. But news agency Reuters says that the truck hit an overpass. State-owned oil company Pemex has denied ownership of the truck and said it was helping efforts to douse the fire. A video taken from a car parked nearby shows a long goods train running through flames on either side of the track.
— José Luis Morales (@JLM_Noticias) October 21, 2022
800 to 1,000 people were evacuated after the fire broke out in the residential area. 12 people have been rescued from their homes and no one has been injured. It is being said that the driver of the truck has been arrested.
Tags: mexico, OMG Video, Train, Viral news
FIRST PUBLISHED : October 21, 2022, 12:30 IST