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      03-11-2009, 12:46 PM   #1
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Ferrari Crash

http://www.ocregister.com/articles/n...rari-passenger



Saw it this morning. the front of the car was about 50 feet away from the back of the car.

(yes I already posted it in the regional forum, thought people would want to see this)
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      03-11-2009, 12:51 PM   #2
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wow, i drive past these places on the regular, crazzyyyyy!!!
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      03-11-2009, 12:53 PM   #3
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Yea its on my morning commute. I drove by 8 hours after it happened and still all lanes of traffic going south on Jamboree are closed
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      03-11-2009, 12:57 PM   #4
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that stretch of jamboree is pretty dangerous, didn't some highschool kids crash there a while back too?
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      03-11-2009, 01:08 PM   #5
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http://www.ocregister.com/articles/n...rari-passenger



Saw it this morning. the front of the car was about 50 feet away from the back of the car.

(yes I already posted it in the regional forum, thought people would want to see this)
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Saw it myself this morning. Must have been that mysterious German guy again.

http://www.ocregister.com/articles/n...rari-passenger
One thread is more than adequate for this.....
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      03-11-2009, 01:11 PM   #6
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Unfortunate. I hope the woman is alright.
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      03-11-2009, 01:13 PM   #7
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No picture?
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No picture?
Just follow the link, there is lots of pitures. Heres one:
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Just follow the link, there is lots of pitures. Heres one:
Or this show the two sections well:
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unfortunate this happened... sounds like road racing..

how come all accidents involving ferraris end up with the car broken in half?
it looks like ferrari chasis isn't that strong in favor of reducing weight? or i wonder if that's the "side-effect" of rear engine design?
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unfortunate this happened... sounds like road racing..

how come all accidents involving ferraris end up with the car broken in half?
it looks like ferrari chasis isn't that strong in favor of reducing weight? or i wonder if that's the "side-effect" of rear engine design?
have seen that too...i forget the URL..but there's vid on youtube...where it shows an Enzo completely broken in half....as well as the engine being totally thrown out of the car and lying on the street by itself....
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unfortunate this happened... sounds like road racing..

how come all accidents involving ferraris end up with the car broken in half?
it looks like ferrari chasis isn't that strong in favor of reducing weight? or i wonder if that's the "side-effect" of rear engine design?
I was wondering the same thing.
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when ur going at 200 mph or something like that idk what chassis can keep u alive dude
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thats nuts!!
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The speculation is that it was Charles "Mask" Lewis that was killed, co-owner of Tapout.

So sad... heart goes out to the family...
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when ur going at 200 mph or something like that idk what chassis can keep u alive dude
Street racing was my first thoughts but there no mention of it. In fact it was witnessed by the officer...

"The officer told authorities that Kirby was driving the Porsche alongside the Ferrari when the red car hit a curb and then a light pole, which toppled onto the luxury Italian sports car. The officer said the driver of the Porsche stopped momentarily, but continued driving.

The officer came to the aid of the crash victims and requested help in finding the Porsche."
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when ur going at 200 mph or something like that idk what chassis can keep u alive dude
i know what you mean, but i used to browse thru exoticwrecks.com or something and never saw a porsche or any others broken in half, though now that i think about it, i remember seeing a few of lambos in half.
i saw a picture of a teenager losing control of a 911 at 180 and tho the car looked like a crumbled metal, it was still in 1 piece..
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People drive like maniacs on that stretch of road. Speed limit is 50, your average soccer mom is usually doing about 70.
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The Porsche driver has been arrested.
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I go that way for work. It was blocked off and had to take a detour.

I went out to lunch and saw it. They haven't moved anything from the scene, it looks exactly like the pictures.. except for the body. Bunch of tags on the ground (like the numbers you get at In n Out).

My buddy and I flipped a long biatch just to see it again.
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yah man it's fucked up, they probably left it so people stop racing.
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