Red light idiot puts lives on the line

A MANIAC driver drove through a railway crossing red light shortly before a train rumbled through, today's Evening Star reveals.And what makes the offence worse is that it was within yards of where a car and train collided just days before.

A MANIAC driver drove through a railway crossing red light shortly before a train rumbled through, today's Evening Star reveals.

And what makes the offence worse is that it was within yards of where a car and train collided just days before.

This reckless motorist was caught jumping red lights at a busy level crossing in Woodbridge by Star photographer Simon Parker.

To compound the offence, only last week lorry driver Mike Read was banned from driving for 12 months in a blaze of publicity after admitting dangerous driving when shooting a red light and colliding with a train at Blaxhall.

His mistake landed 11 people in hospital and led to a repair bill of more than £683,000.

Less than a fortnight ago elderly couple Peter and Margaret Hill, of Melton Park, Melton, were involved in a collision with a train at Whisstock's crossing, which can be seen in the background of the picture.

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The irresponsible driver of this Range Rover was snapped failing to stop at the crossing despite the flashing red warning lights – so risking his own life, and potentially many others.

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