It simply does not get any closer than this!
A 77-year-old man in the Czech Republic town of Rájec-Jestřebí was captured on CCTV having a train nearly hit and kill him while attempting to cross the tracks.
According to The Daily Mail, police spokeswoman Iva Blanenská Šebková said, "The man was very lucky, he suffered a leg injury, but there is no danger to life."
Watch for yourself and see just how lucky he was in this footage from Zrcadlo zpravodajství.
Via The Daily Mail