Car totalled after GPS system directed the driver onto a train track
Proving yet again that technology is not foolproof, a man drove onto a train track in Melbourne, Australia after following GPS directions.
After driving onto the tracks on Wednesday night, the driver tried to reverse his car out of the predicament, Victoria Police said in a statement. The car ended up becoming stuck on the tracks, in the path of an oncoming train
The man escaped uninjured, abandoning his car before the train hit. While the car ended up being pushed about 15 metres before coming to a standstill. The 13 passengers aboard the train were also unhurt. Read more…