So, since a picture speaks a thousand words, for your viewing pleasure:
Ha ha ha. Yes. That is legit. And see that pile of bricks? He actually knocked the brick thing almost down as well. And here's the gate from the other side:
I mean, that takes some serious skill. That guy must have been going super fast. Did I mention his truck was ginormous? I don't think my car could have done that even if I tried.
So the moral of the story: When you see a huge closed gate with iron on it, don't attempt to drive through it.