Skip to comments.Japan: Speeding blamed for pileup involving 8 Ferraris, 1 Lamborghini (14 car pile-up)
Posted on 12/05/2011 6:31:27 AM PST by TigerLikesRooster
Speeding blamed for pileup involving 8 Ferraris, 1 Lamborghini
National Dec. 05, 2011 - 06:37PM JST ( 131 )
Speeding was fingered as a possible cause Monday of what is believed to be Japans most expensive ever road accident when up to 300 million yen worth of supercars ended up in a crumpled heap on the Chugoku expressway in Shimonoseki, Yamaguchi Prefecture.
Eight Ferraris and a Lamborghiniplus a Toyota Priuswere among the vehicles involved in the crash, which witnesses said happened when a speeding car slid across a wet road surface.
Television footage showed mangled Ferrarismany of them racing redand debris spread over some 400 meters of the east-bound side of the expressway, the main trunk road in southern Honshu.
A pack of about 20 supercars was travelling in convoy on Sunday morning on a stretch of wet highway when the leading Ferrari slid into a guardrail, police said.
(Excerpt) Read more at japantoday.com ...
Another convoy with a failure to communicate.
Is the insurance company already crying for a government bailout?
Who’d ever have thought someone, or 20 someones, behind the wheels of Ferraris would ever speed.
Let me guess; the Prius couldn’t get out of the way.
Thanks for the picture. I wonder if this broke some kind of record, lol
Every story about car wrecks always ends the same - “Plus a Toyota Prius”.
There you are......driving your red Ferrari.....good looking babe in the passenger seat.....stereo turned way up.....an 85 year old grandma in her Toyota Prius pulls over into the fast lane to miss hitting what turns out to be a sock in the road.....and there goes the day. Fortunately, it was a Prius and not a Chevy Volt, so there was no fire.
prius...driven by a little old lady from boca raton who somehow became lost japan when she was driving to the early early early early early bird dinner special near her florida retirement community.
those stupid priuses doing 55mph down the highway, and like to move into the fast lane for no apparent reason are a bigger hazard than people speeding.
Well I dont know about in Japan, but here is the USA there should be a ticket for Driving While Asian. DWA
The Wrecked Exotics website is going to have a field day. http://www.wreckedexotics.com/
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