World's Most Expensive Car Crash in History?
This car crash may top the list of the next television show: The World's Most Expensive Car Crashes. Occurring in Japan, the crash contained eight Ferraris, three Mercedes-Benzes, a Lamborghini, and two other vehicles. The whopping total of vehicle damage was $3.85 million, making it one of the most more expensive car crashes in history.
Nobody was seriously injured in the accident, but the road in the southern prefecture of Yamaguchi was closed for six hours after the accident. According to The Asahi Shimbun, a local newspaper, the sports cars were driven in convoy by a group of automobile aficionados on their way to Hiroshima.
Police report that the accident occurred when one of the Ferraris' drivers changed lanes and hit a crash barrier. The Ferrari then spun across the road and the other cars collided while trying to avoid hitting the spinning Ferrari. The group of cars were traveling at speeds in excess of 85 mph, according to a witness who told Japanese television, TBS.
Ten of the drivers and passengers received minor injuries in the crash and some of the vehicles were beyond repair.