Before the train derailed, the villagers waved their clothes as a warning and were praised for their courageous deeds
At about 11:00 on March 30, the T179 train of Beijing Guangzhou railway in Chenzhou, Hunan derailed, resulting in one death, four serious injuries and 123 minor injuries. Before the train accident, the villager Mr. Li called the police immediately after he found the collapse.
Mr. Li said that after the alarm, he climbed onto the overpass and waved his clothes to warn the driver, but the car didn't stop. He saw the train hit the landslide with his own eyes. The staff of the local police station said that before the incident, they did receive an alarm from the villagers. The alarm record showed that the other party reflected that 'there was an earth landslide in Yonghua Village Station'.