ALAMEDA COUNTY (KRON) — In a video taken just moments after Wednesday night’s ACE train derailment near Sunol, you can see the train is sideways.
A Tracy man pulled out his phone and started recording after the train jumped the tracks.
Werner Seele said once water started to rush in, he and his fellow passengers tried everything possible to get out.
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“It was kind of nerve-racking because, you know, you’re on the side of the train and you don’t want to step on the windows because you think you’re going to go through the windows,” Seele said.
Seele said despite the scary experience, he will not stop taking the ACE train.
He said each passenger had an angel watching over them.