The owner of this factory fresh 458 Italia couldn't keep the damn thing for more than a day without crashing it outside Ferrari's Maranello facility, according to the person who shot this before/after video. Save the 458s!
A Wisconsin man was horrified to find his car had been towed from long term parking a crushed the next day with his Father and Grandfather sitting inside! The hitch? Both were already cremated, stored inside urns. [WSAU via VWVortex]
The modern high-performance car is an amazing beast, a fast, comfortable way to cover great distances at high speed. Most of them are also remarkably safe — these accidents, courtesy of Wrecked Exotics, left their drivers all but unharmed.
A German representative of Lamborghini, possibly a salesman, took a female passenger on a Gallardo joy ride through Germany, driving recklessly and eventually crashing the car. He died instantly. The passenger died as paramedics worked on her. [BILD via WCF]
Over nine million General Motors pickup trucks built in the '70s and '80s have a tendency to explode in otherwise non-fatal accidents. This is FairWarning.org's detailed look at how an added "feature" made those trucks deadly. —Ed.
Bengals wide reciever Chris Henry has died from head injuries after falling out of the back of a pickup truck. According to reports, during a "domestic situation" with his fiance, Henry jumped into the bed as she drove off. [Deadspin]
Another Pagani Zonda F has crashed, this third smash-up occurring in Hong Kong. The lunatic-machine's carbon fiber body, shattered and spread all over the street like a ghastly automotive murder scene is almost too gruesome to share. Full gallery below.
When a Washington driver somehow crashed backwards into a wall it appeared she immediately killed a little girl playing on the sidewalk. She managed to escape unscathed thanks to the parking bollards. Truly, a Crash Week miracle. [NBC]
"It just started smoking like crazy. And it smelled terrible. I didn't see anything in the mirror, so I was like, ‘I wonder where it went?'" Where it went below, but be warned, it's troubling and NSFW.
A not-so-presently-happy Ferrari owner was joyriding when an unavoidable preventative reaction to apparently avoid hitting a bike-riding child landed his F430 in a road side lake. And there it sat, for a week. But why?
The Wienermobile seems to be popping up quite a bit in recent weeks, this time venturing off course and inserting itself into a Wisconsin home while whistling 'Oh I wish I were an Os-car Mayer Wiener!'
A tanker truck and several other semi trucks were involved in a large accident on northbound I-75 in Metro Detroit. The tanker impacted with such force that it exploded, collapsing the Nine Mile Rd overpass.