GPS leads car onto train tracks in Australia

Melbourne, Oct 1 (IANS) Can technology be misleading at times? A man in Australia’s Melbourne city, whose car was hit by a train, said the GPS led him onto the tracks, the media reported on Thursday.

The 25-year-old man claimed that he followed the instructions of his direction-assisting device, before becoming stuck on train tracks in Melbourne, Xinhua reported citing Australian Broadcast Corporation.

The driver quickly realized the error but could not reverse the car in time to avert the collision.

He jumped from the car just before the passenger train collided with it shortly before midnight on Wednesday.

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