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Britain’s worst rail crash of the 21st century saw 10 people dead including the drivers of two trains at Great Heck near Selby, North Yorkshire, on this day in 2001.
One man’s tiredness was to blame.
Builder Gary Hart, who was driving down the westbound carriageway of the M62, had been up much of the previous night talking on the phone to a woman he had met on the internet when he fell asleep at the wheel at just after 6am.
His Land Rover and its trailer smashed through crash barriers at the edge of the M62, and the car rolled 377 ft down an embankment onto the southbound tracks.
Hart dialled 999, having woken up due to the crash.
Forty seconds seconds later he yelled, “There’s a train coming!” then said that the train had, “Gone straight through my Land Rover.”
The InterCity 225 going south was partially derailed but still travelling at 88 mph: it hit a 1,800-tonne coal train going north at 54 mph, according to Health and Safety Executive estimates.
Both drivers were killed, along with six passengers and two other railway staff and 82 other people were seriously injured.
Mary Dunn, whose train driver husband Steve died in the crash, said she woke to the sound of sirens and later had to sit her two young children down and say, "You know, there was a train crash this morning that involved Dad's train.
"I've got to tell you that your Daddy's dead, and you won't see him again."
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All the coaches were damaged, but the fatalities were all in the first five coaches.
Hart was jailed for five years after being found guilty of causing the deaths of 10 people by dangerous driving.
Ten years after the crash, Hart said, "I believe in fate and I was meant to be there that morning."
"No deaths occurred at the point of impact with my Land Rover.
"They all occurred 700 yards down the track which I feel other people should have been held accountable for, so in my own head I've dealt with it in that fashion."
James Dunn, Steve Dunn's son, became a train driver himself in 2009. He was just nine at the time of the crash.
Mary said, “His dad would have been thrilled about it."
“He had always been interested in the railway and his dad’s death made him even more determined to follow him.”