An old man reads his newspaper in a bus stop in Samara, Russia, when he suddenly finds himself in the middle of a car crash. On a side note, Russian police sure get to the scene of the accident fast.
Security camera footage shows a Toyota Highlander with three teenage girls pulling into neighbor’s driveway and crashing into their house. The girls were there to pick-up neighbor’s kids on their way to school. They are trying to blame it on the infamous sudden unintended acceleration glitch, but it seems that the driver mixed up the brake and the gas pedal. There were two vehicles inside the garage that also got totaled in the accident.
An impatient Volvo driver tries to pass 400+ bikers on the grass shoulder of a four-lane highway outside of North Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, and gets instant karma for her dangerous driving. One can argue that the bikers were blocking the passing lane, but according to them – this was an organized event with police escort and all the cars were given the opportunity to pass every few miles.
According to the video uploader, the guy was ok, ended up with only a mild concussion.
German cyclist Robert Mennen was taken out by a small antelope during the first stage of South Africa’s Cape Epic race on Monday. The crash happened at 37mph, sending Mennen flying over his handlebars and leaving him with a broken collarbone. On the other hand, the antelope seemed to be okay.
A train operated by Brazilian railroad company Ferrovia Centro-Atlantica derailed somewhere in the state of São Paulo (Cruzeiro?). The cleanup crew tried to remove derailed train-cars with another locomotive and a cable, but failed miserably.
A brand new Ferrari 458 Spider crashed trying to pass a family car on a highway near Bari, Italy. No one was injured, but the Ferrari mysteriously disappeared when the police arrived at the scene of the accident. The crash was filmed by Dario D’Alba.
Yes, it’s another Russian dashcam video and yes, no one was seriously hurt – otherwise I wouldn’t post it.
A couple of spectacular car accidents that are making the rounds in Russia and across the interwebs today…
An Estonian man survived a seven-story fall trying to escape through his apartment’s window after wife locked him in. The 35-year-old attempted to descend from the 8th floor using a rope he made out of bed sheets. Eyewitness Yekaterina Horoshko captured the failed escape on camera.