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#1 MSwiss

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Posted 12 September 2017 - 11:19 PM

It's pretty hard to argue with the title of the story on Jalopnik.

It's totally amazing the driver appears to have survived.

http://jalopnik.com/...seen-1803819864

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#2 A. J. Hoyt

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Posted 13 September 2017 - 08:54 AM

This is certainly worthy of an investigation.

 

The first film was taken at night (early morning, it says) with the camera pointed in exactly the right direction to capture the precise impact incident. It is NOT a security camera as it is "wobbly" like a hand-held phone or camera and, then, rotates to follow the crash. Some very odd stuff here ...

 

South Africa is one of the areas where they drive on the left side of the road - I assume that Audi makes a TT model (could be wrong) with the driver side on the right and that was the side of the roof that REALLY got crunched bad!

 

Amazing, too, that the car sat out on the site until daylight with some comments that the occupant was OK; clearly against all visual evidence. All of it seems odd to me.

 

Thanks for posting.


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Posted 13 September 2017 - 09:26 AM

I thought that something seemed a bit fishy.

That it was possibly staged and/or somebody trying to commit a spectacular suicide.

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Posted 13 September 2017 - 02:44 PM

I wonder if the car ended up right-side up, as shown in the video. Anyway, no problem. It will all buff out.



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Posted 23 September 2017 - 08:32 PM

Holy crap!  That could almost be Pierre Levegh at LeMans!


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