This BMX rider speeding across a level crossing in Liverpool got more than he (or she) bargained for when the level crossing came smashing down o top of them.
The video was posted on the British Transport Police Twitter account on Saturday but the footage is dated from Thursday last week.
It shows the moment the BMX rider desperately tries to get under the barrier as it lowers but is too slow and does a somersaulting backwards off his bike.
BTP Merseyside reiterated its message about level crossing safety by saying:
No gold medal for this BMX rider at Waterloo. Worth the risk?
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