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Whaddaya think happened he mash the throttle while changing lanes?

Picture looks to be a bit after the crash, personally I would have jumped right out so they may not feel so lucky.

Love the concertina wire at the top of the wall. much classier than the broken bottles cemented in
 

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The road must have been wet. I could never get my Elise to do that in a straight line on dry pavement. Maybe it had an enhanced engine. I doubt that they were "lucky". It looked to me as if they were thrown around quite a bit by that pole. Scary.
 

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The road must have been wet. I could never get my Elise to do that in a straight line on dry pavement. Maybe it had an enhanced engine. I doubt that they were "lucky". It looked to me as if they were thrown around quite a bit by that pole. Scary.
Summit Point has a very similar crest, and my stock-ish Elise could spin up a bit at the top of third in the dry. I loved hearing the revs jump as I went over the hill. The part that doesn't make sense is that it seemed like he was going straight. He must've panicked when it got light or there was a curve I'm not seeing. It wouldn't take much.
 

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Maybe he didn't address the oil line recall?
 

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Looks like there was a dip in the road, right after which he started to go sideways:
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Kinda looks like something deployed in the driver's face, but hard to say.
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Steering wheel doesn't look like an airbag type:
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Is the ad out yet? 200x Exige, branded title from minor accident, needs rear clam repair.
 

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They’re alive, but definitely not alright. That was quite the impact. 😐

it does amaze me how this chassis holds up in significant crashes.
 

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...and the pole wins by TKO.
Actually surprised the pole didn't appear to budge with that impact.
Joking aside I really hope they're OK
The driver moving afterwards like he was is encouraging
 

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I saw this, this morning. Very sad and unlucky... Either the road wasn't even or something broke. Didn't seem like he was doing anything dangerous. Just a freak accident.
He was driving far, FAR too fast for conditions. That is a wet, undulating, heavily cambered roadway.

At or near WOT coming out of that left hand turn. The speed he was carrying is not readily apparent until you focus on the impact forces.

Nothing broke. It wasn't unlucky. It was just stupid driving.

They're very lucky to not be dead.
 

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I’d like to know how those carbon seats held up in that wreck. Would be interesting to see. In the past accidents I’ve reviewed, most of the “cheaper” carbon seats break quite easily. The 2 brands that held up were the tillet, and the reverie.
 
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