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Miniature Train Nearly Flips Car After Collision

WATCH: Miniature Train Nearly Flips Car After Collision
A tiny train caused a big mess when it collided with a car at Hermann Park in Houston, Texas this past Sunday. According to "Fox and Friends," the car was parked on the tracks and was hit so hard it almost flipped over.

KHOU reports that the car was a Honda Accord.

"Ian Dominguez shot this video while riding the train," KHOU explained. "The Austin High School student says he's always shooting video wherever he goes and in this case, it pays off. Thankfully, no one was hurt."

Photos of the wreck got noticed too -- especially on Twitter. One user posted a photo from a different angle but had no other details about the collision.

Although there were no injuries, some children were reportedly shaken up by the incident.

"As you can see, two tires wedged up against the curb, the other two tires in the air," Right This Minute reported. "It looks like someone was in the driver's seat of the car, why didn't the car move as it saw the train coming?"

That's a good question - the reason the car was on the tracks is still under investigation. The attraction, which has been around since 1957, was reportedly up and running the next day.

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MICHELLE January 26 2014 at 1:55 PM

Whoever parked their car on the railroad track (of this 50 year old park attraction) deserves all the blame for this accident as well as any repair costs to the car and train. Hopefully they will see this as a good lesson and will learn from it. Standard trains would do a lot more damage.

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Debbie Richmond January 26 2014 at 11:29 AM

I ride that train several times a year. I`m glad that iit sn`t ruined. What an idiot! Probably was stopped to text and didn`t see it coming

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sthom50thomas January 26 2014 at 11:27 AM

People are incredibly stupid...can't wait to hear the cars drivers excuse...

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Mark January 26 2014 at 11:03 AM

You cant fix stupid!

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user100071 January 26 2014 at 11:01 AM

If you watch video, the car was not even in path when gate was coming down. Another case of someone trying to beat the train perhaps?

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clinton January 26 2014 at 6:18 PM

Looks like a insurance scam to me. Ian probably parked his car before boarding the train. Left his brother to park somewhere else, not really.

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Your Highness January 26 2014 at 6:33 PM

Was there ever a time when AOL news stories were actually complete without lingering unanswered questions "still under investigation"....?

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msmith6791 Your Highness January 26 2014 at 7:51 PM

...........but THAT is what makes AOL so EXCITING. You never know. Hats off to AOL.

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ozalot January 26 2014 at 10:43 AM

Stupid accidents happen sometimes.

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dave1marine ozalot January 26 2014 at 11:27 AM

Stupid PEOPLE happen ALL the time. Unfortunately.

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Hello Joe January 26 2014 at 10:38 AM

Can you say dumbass?

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redroad9 January 26 2014 at 6:38 PM

The moral of the story is don't stop or park on the tracks.

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