Tag Archives: Car Crashes

This Epic Ford Super Duty vs. Tow Truck Battle Ended in an Arrest

If there’s any vehicle that might have a chance at breaking free from a massive Ford F-450 tow truck, it’s a Power Stroke diesel-powered Ford F-250. Watch this huge Super Duty yank the tow truck’s front end sky high as the former’s driver attempts to free his apparently repossessed truck.

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Van Launches From a Traffic Circle in England Like a Life-Size Hot Wheels Car

This crash, where the BBC reports everyone involved somehow had non-life threatening injuries, gets wilder each time you watch it. It looks like a flashback to childhood toy destruction, if Hot Wheels cars were silver vans launching themselves off of roundabouts in England.

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Mercedes Driver Who Got Pushed Down the Interstate by 18-Wheeler Sues for More Than $1 Million

Last month, videos of an 18-wheeler casually pushing a car down the interstate in San Antonio popped up on Facebook. The truck driver said he didn’t realize there was a car at first, but it’s hard to miss the lawsuit that came afterward: The driver of the Mercedes is now suing for more than $1 million.

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Houston’s Roads Are the Deadliest in the U.S.

I was on the road a lot this week. I had an eight-hour round trip to Dallas on Tuesday, then a four-hour round trip to Houston Wednesday. Like most people, there are very few moments when I fully accept the danger and risk of death of driving down the road. It’s easier not to. In Houston, I couldn’t ignore it.

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Robert Wickens’ Family Releases His Exact Injuries Because A Media Pundit Got Them Wrong

In the wake of any accident, speculation will abound. In the case of IndyCar driver Robert Wickens’ wreck at Pocono in mid-August, however, misinformation spread by members of the media have forced the family’s hand and encouraged them to release a statement listing his full injuries.

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Racing Will Always Be Dangerous, But We Should Always Be Improving Safety

On Sunday, August 19, IndyCar driver Robert Wickens was airlifted from Pocono Raceway after a bad wreck that left him with orthopedic injuries, pulmonary contusions, and the need for multiple surgeries. I sat in the stands watching this happen. This is the second time in four years that I’ve seen a driver flown out…

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How Germans Make Way For Emergency Vehicles Is Brilliant

Yes, this is actually how Germans make room for emergency vehicles when there’s a pileup on the highway: Drivers split down the middle to both sides to create an open lane in the middle of the road to let emergency vehicles through.

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A Ford Mustang Rammed Its Way Out of Police Custody

As of 3:10 p.m. pst Tuesday, police in the Los Angeles suburbs were still looking for a radically reckless shoplifting suspect who straight up crashed their way through multiple cop cars in a Ford Mustang before escaping into the bushes on foot.

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‘Stealth’ Motorcycle Ditched in Wet Concrete on Michigan Highway

Imagine you are Serious Motorcycle Man, out for a highway jaunt on your Serious Motorcycle with its Serious Aftermarket Exhaust and Serious Stealth Decal. Ain’t nothing can spoil your day. Well, maybe except for some wet concrete.

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Holy Shit, Watch This Big Rig Plough a Mercedes Down the Highway

Like a high-stakes version of a person with food in their teeth but nobody’s said anything yet, an 18-wheeler driver told police recently that he didn’t notice a car skidding along on the front of his truck as he pushed it down a San Antonio highway. The driver of the car had minor injuries, according to reports.

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