Passenger train smashes through side of lorry at rail crossing

A passenger train has smashed through the side of a truck at a rail crossing after the vehicle reportedly jumped flashing red lights.

The dramatic incident was captured on CCTV in the city of Frydek Mistek in the Czech Republic on Friday morning.

The train was heading from Frenstat Pod Radhostem to the city of Ostrava in the east of the country when the truck crossed the line.

The cab of the lorry had just got to the other side when the train crashed into the trailer, smashing it free from the cab.

The truck driver escaped with minor injuries, while no one on the train was hurt.