Woman Escapes Stuck Car Seconds Before Being Struck by Train

Published 02/18 2014 10:19AM

Updated 02/18 2014 10:21AM

(NBC News) A woman walked away without any injuries after a train crashed into her car in Des Plaines, Illinois Monday and it was all caught on tape!

Police say the female driver was attempting to turn onto a road when she lost traction on the snow-covered road.

The driver then tried to back up from the tracks when the gates and signals activated.

That is when the train slammed into the front driver side of the 2005 Ford Taurus causing the car to spin around before slamming into a railroad crossing pole.

Miraculously the driver walked away unharmed.

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