Although this first accident is not as big as others on this list, it is just as strange. That’s because of how little happened to cause so much suffering. On State Route 33 in Coalinga, California, on New Years Day 2021, a man driving a Dodge Journey collided head-on with a Ford F150. There was no bad weather; the man had not drunk or fell asleep at the wheel. He simply lost control for a few seconds, veered into another lane, and hit the Ford. The man in the Dodge was killed in the collision. Although built for six passengers, the Ford had eight passengers: a mother and seven children, all brothers and cousins. This means that at least two children were not wearing seat belts. Worst of all, the collision somehow set the Ford on fire, and the blaze was what killed all eight passengers. It only took a sober adult a moment of distraction and error to cause the deaths of nine people, including seven children.
Paul Walker was an actor known primarily for his starring role in the Fast & the Furious franchise. The role was not an exaggeration for Walker; he was a collector and car enthusiast and raced cars semi-professionally. The man knew the way around a vehicle. This is why he was so surprising when he died in a car accident. Walker was a passenger when he died, although the driver was a man named Roger Rodas, who was also a professional racer and with whom Walker collaborated on many automotive endeavors. They were both semi-adept at driving high-performance cars. That, combined with the clear, sunny day at the time of the accident; the lack of substances in both men’s systems; And the fact that the men knew well the way they died makes it a bit strange that they crashed. They both died, with Walker in the middle of filming Furious 7. And no, they weren’t drifting or on the run.
On September 3, 1999, on Ontario’s Highway 401, a sudden outbreak of fog was all it took to cause an 87-car crash that killed eight and injured 45 others. local weather monitoring to issue fog warnings. rain, snow, etc., but for some reason, the station did not detect the fog bank that day. Fog spread across the road and reduced visibility to less than a meter, causing the first collision between two semi-finals. This created a chain reaction of collisions that fired into 87 vehicles, many of them on fire, which local police described as “a huge ball of fire.” The magnitude of the horror earned that stretch of road the nickname “Carnage Alley.”
7.Stuck in Snow but Burned Alive
This story is hard to hear, as it somehow transforms mundane, mundane behavior into a gruesome death. In early February, a New Jersey man was driving down a snowy road when conditions caused him to go off the road and onto a shallow embankment. It was a relatively slow and non-violent accident, and the man was completely unharmed. He began rocking the car from side to side and revving the engine to free it from the snow, often the norm in that situation. Police arrived at the scene and told the man to stop trying to free the car, which was of no use. Instead, they told him to wait for a tow truck to arrive. The man ignored his advice, continued revving the engine, and the car suddenly burst into flames. The man was unable to free himself from the vehicle and the sudden fire killed him. A simple strategy to get a car out of the snow ended in a horrible case of someone being burned alive.
23-year-old Victoria Strauss died in a unique and terrifying way. She was pulling out of a parking lot in her car and stopped at the kiosk to pay for the time she was parked. Security camera footage shows Strauss accidentally dropped her credit card while she was trying to pay, so she opened the door and leaned down to pick it up. It was then that she accidentally pressed the accelerator of her car with her foot as she stretched. causing the vehicle to lurch forward. When she found her body, about six hours later, her head was trapped between the side of her car and the payment kiosk. The sudden trauma to her head killed her. A promising graduate student in social work, Strauss died in the most random and unpredictable accident imaginable.
5.Macho Man Randy Savage
This accident involved one death and fortunately also includes a survivor. What makes it strange is that the accident itself did not kill anyone, and no one, driver or passenger, was at fault. Macho Man Randy Savage was a professional wrestler of the 80s and is one of the greats of all time. His popularity and his impact on the industry were massive. On the morning of May 20, 2011, Savage was driving his Jeep with his wife in the passenger seat. Suddenly, he lost control of the vehicle and crashed into a tree. Savage died, his wife survived, and the accident did not kill him. Unbeknownst to Savage, he had advanced coronary artery disease. That morning, the illness caused a heart attack while he was driving, causing him to lose control. The accident itself caused almost no harm to either Savage or his wife; it was an unknown underlying health problem that he was the real culprit. It is strange to know that this situation is plausible for anyone at any time.
4.Found Hanging from Freeway Sign
On Monday, October 30, 2015, 20-year-old Richard Pananian was in a hurry. Driving on Highway 5 in Los Angeles, California, Pananian was speeding, not wearing a seat belt, and illegally passing vehicles on the right shoulder of the highway. Then Pananian hit the rear of a Ford F150, spun out of control and rolled onto an embankment. The momentum of the car carried him up the embankment until it came to a sudden stop, causing Pananian to be ejected from the vehicle. He flew about twenty feet in the air and hit an exit ramp sign. His lifeless body perched on the sign and hung there, serving as a creepy and tragic reminder of the dangers of unsafe driving until firefighters were able to bring down his body two hours later.
Anton Yelchin was a young actor, best known for his portrayal of Pavel Chekov, an engineer aboard the Enterprise in J. J. Abram’s Star Trek reboots. On June 18, 2016, Yelchin missed a rehearsal and his friends went to his house to look for them. Yelchin was dead, his body pinned between his Jeep and one of the door posts. Police determined that Yelchin had driven her Jeep part of the way from his door to his home and went out to close the door or check his mail. The Jeep then rolled backward and hit him, pinning him between it and the door post. He died from the collision and, in doing so, became a tragic member of the 27 Hollywood Club.
2.Carrollton Bus Crash
1.1955 Le Mans disaster
Called “the worst car accident in history” and one of the deadliest car accidents of all time, the Le Mans disaster is an almost unimaginable tragedy. On June 11, 1955, during the 24 Hours of Le Mans. Details of the accident have been detailed over and over again, broken down into second-by-second steps, but all that is important here is that two race cars collided, sending one into a crowd of spectators. it flew into the crowd, killing a staggering 83 people and injuring 178 others. One ghoulish detail in particular is that the car’s hood, having detached itself from the car body, flew into the crowd, circling. He went precisely at neck level and sped off, “beheading the spectators tight as a guillotine.”