Train crash witness: 'He just drove through the barrier'

The bus drove through the rail barrier, a witness claimed. Credit: Reuters

Pascal Lolgis, who witnessed the crash, claimed the bus appeared to drive through a lowered crossing barrier.

“Boom! It went into the train like that,” Lolgis said.

’He just didn’t stop.”

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