Canadian trains have provincial citizenship? "Drunken Albertan unharmed after B.C. train runs him over". I thought only Quebecois had 'special status'?
An Alberta man walked away without a scratch after being run over by 26 train cars Sunday night in B.C, and police say alcohol along with his small stature likely saved him.
RCMP said the Canadian Pacific Railway train was rolling through Elko, B.C., just west of the Rocky Mountains when its engineer spotted a man lying on the tracks.
The engineer blew the train's whistle and slammed on the brakes, but couldn't stop the train fast enough, said Sgt. Dave Dubnyk with Elk Valley RCMP.
"He got up, grabbed his beer, and was on his way."—Sgt. Dave Dubnyk
"It was unable to stop and went right over top of this gentleman and by the time the train stopped they were actually at the 26th car and this fellow was still laying underneath the train."