Of course the one question which was conveniently not asked was why he crossed when the booms were down, the lights flashing, the bells ringing, and riding on the footpath.
He crossed when the boom gates were down, and bell ringing. His responsibility entirely.
The problem with underpasses is that they are a good place for murders, thugs, rapists, Christian evangelists and nere-do-wells to hide in. For that reason many people will not use an underpass.That made me laugh - and it has a ring of truth.