April 24, 2014 10:31 am

WATCH: Man narrowly escapes getting hit by train

TORONTO – This is why you obey railway crossing gates.

A Czech man suffered minor injuries after he tried to outrun a speeding train.

WATCH: Driver tries to beat train at crossing, fails

In the video, the elderly man can be seen walking around closed railway crossing gates before pausing to check for oncoming trains.

The man scurried across four sets of tracks before a speeding train whisked by him, clipping his left foot and sending his shoe flying.

© Shaw Media, 2014

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