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There’s bogans – and then there’s dumb and dumber

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A camera has captured a trail bike rider jumping for his life – as he illegally walked his bike along rail tracks in country Victoria.

The incredible footage, filmed from the driver’s cab of the train last month, was taken near Ballan, north-west of Melbourne, and shows the moment the driver spots the man and rushes to put the brakes on the 160km/h train.

The video has now been released as police hunt for ‘dumber’ to charge him over the incident.

See what happened to him – and the bike – here.

Lauren Broomham

Lauren is a journalist for villages.com.au, agedcare101 and The Donaldson Sisters. Growing up in a big family in small town communities, she has always had a love for the written word, joining her local library at the age of six months. With over eight years' experience in writing and editing, she is a keen follower of news and current affairs with a nose for a good story.


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