Captaingomes From Canada, joined Feb 2001, 6413 posts, RR: 55
Reply 7, posted (10 years 5 months 1 week 6 days 18 hours ago) and read 1352 times:
He would have to be going substantially faster than 90 km/h. Yes, that's the last speed recorded by the speedometer, but doesn't necessarily indicate the speed of the first impact. It would take a much greater speed to create that much damage. Also, nobody drives at only 90 km/h in Portugal!
These are disturbing pictures though. Portugal has really bad death rates on the roads, but the highways are very safe, and they drive incredibly fast there too.
"it's kind of like an Airbus, it's an engineering marvel, but there's no sense of passion" -- J. Clarkson re: Coxster
AWspicious From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 10, posted (10 years 5 months 1 week 6 days 16 hours ago) and read 1319 times:
That was waaaaaaaaaaaay more than 90km/hr. I suspect it was full clock. Surly it would take a great deal of force to wrap a car around a tree like this (Look at photo #10). Even the shrapnel - The flying bits and pieces left marks in the other trees when they struck. Look at the area - The size of that crash site! Did anybody call the FAA??? Cuz buddy (or honey) was ffffffflying! What a damn shame...
Also, I hope that's a woman holding the measuring tape in photo #4
Mika From Sweden, joined Jul 2000, 2881 posts, RR: 4
Reply 17, posted (10 years 5 months 1 week 6 days 12 hours ago) and read 1258 times:
Horendous crash indeed.
I suspect that the Airbag(s) didn't deploy because the car seems to have hit the first tree sideways and the driver and passenger bags only deploy in an frontal collision. I could be wrong about this though.
Galaxy5 From United States of America, joined Mar 2000, 2034 posts, RR: 24
Reply 20, posted (10 years 5 months 1 week 6 days 9 hours ago) and read 1210 times:
Whats strange is the fact the car is relatively clean. I mean there is no evidence of blood or other tissue. it looks almost like someone took an empty car and fired it at a tree, with a slingshot or cannon.
"damn, I didnt know prince could Ball like that" - Charlie Murphy
Longhaul747 From United States of America, joined Dec 2000, 173 posts, RR: 0
Reply 24, posted (10 years 5 months 1 week 6 days 4 hours ago) and read 1115 times:
It would be interesting in finding out what happened to the person(s) in the car. I am sure they bit the dust. I see something that looks like blood stains on the tree in pic 10. Also in pic 10 you see a plastic bag with what looks like blood and guts on it.
You never know though. Several years ago not far from my home a crotch rocket motorcycle sideswiped a small car at a high speed when being chased by the police. The car was torn in half and the motorcycle disintigrated. However both the rider and the driver in the car survived. Can't say how well they survived but they did.
: I kinda doubt this crash had anything to do with videogames. Whoever was driving was already an egotistical idiot.
: Seatbelts would not have helped one bit in this crash. In fact, the driver and passenger might have worn the seatbelts. The seatbelts are attached to
: "The driver and passenger(s) of this car did not stand a chance." Correct, I wrote that about the belt because Galaxy5 was wondering why there was no
: Seatbelts would not have helped one bit in this crash. In fact, the driver and passenger might have worn the seatbelts. Petertenthije, Do you actually
: Check this out. This guy LIVED with minor injuries. Teens.....