I’m slowing up just a little before the bumpy railroad tracks. No flashing RR crossing lights catch me today. I look far ahead left at the tracks swerving back into a wild place where the train comes from. Only trains ever comes from there. No train is coming, I’ll hop right through.
I’ve caught up to an ambulance just ahead of me, now. I’m blowing right through here as usual.
The ambulance slows down. Do ambulances stop at all railroad crossings? I don’t remember. Maybe this driver knows about that bump in his lane. I don’t stop at railroad crossings. I catch right up now. I am gonna pass.
I’m riding right into the ambulance’s blind spot about to pass it up when those mighty emergency lights flash on.
Automatic reaction, I hit the brakes and stop. A biker is pedaling across my lane from behind the ambulance.
I don’t know what that biker was thinking.
The emergency lights switch right back off.
I almost ran the next light when it hits me.
The ambulance driver was thinking.