• May 24, 2006

Another Ferrari has left the road in Southern California, this time a 1993 Ferrari Testarossa in the outlying areas of western Los Angeles, resulting in the death of its two occupants. Although the names of the deceased have not been released, signs at the scene reportedly indicate that one of the two victims was an off-duty California Highway Patrol officer. Reportedly, the driver lost control at high speed, launching the straked supercar into telephone pole, causing it to flip in the process.

High profile, So-Cal prancing-horse pileups have been in the news more than usual lately, with the extended antics of Stefan Eriksson and his imaginary friend Dietrich's spectacular Enzo crash continuing to dominate the headlines more than three months after the accident.

An investigation into Tuesday's Testarossa crash is underway.

[Source: The Los Angeles Times]



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      Carl
      • 8 Years Ago
      Natural Selection! Exactly! I've seen plenty of these type idiots flying by me on the interstates. Most are luckier but this does happen. I wish people would learn; 'If you can't drive it, DON'T BUY IT!!! This goes for you Suburban, Escalades, and Escursion drivers as well! You can be so annoying to us that can!
      Bill
      • 8 Years Ago
      Some demographic groups demonstrate their masculinity by keeping their wives pregnant. Some display thier gender prowess by driving rediculously large and or fast symbols of conspicuous consumption. Both behaviors are equilly irresponsible. Natural Selection!
      C.Clark
      • 8 Years Ago

      As a former west coast resident, a Ferrari crash is a freak of nature. It doesn't come close to the irresponsible, dangerous "stunts" I've seen performed by so called drivers on the local streets and highways around the Boston area where we now live. May the victims of the crash rest in peace.
      Pol Pot Pie
      • 8 Years Ago
      Anyone else find it ironic that the "prancing horse" ended up in a horse corral?
      Greg
      • 8 Years Ago
      You can't fix stupid.
      • 8 Years Ago
      Good to see one of those Hipo pigs getting what he had coming, especially one driving around in a Ferrari. Oh, and Jack no one ever said life was fair, get off your butt and maybe you can afford a Ferrari one day too.
      • 8 Years Ago
      "Truth hurts, eh?"

      Yeah, sometimes the truth does hurt. Your BS, on the other hand, is only laughingly pathetic.
      • 8 Years Ago
      These older Italian exotics seem to be made of tin. A quick glance through wreckedexotics.com shows Countachs, Tesarossas and other classics smashed into mangled balls of metal.

      Then you check out the newest stuff, and you gotta really be thankful for crash regs. Aside from the Enzo that was shredded at 200mph in Italy, even the worst wrecked Murcielagos, 355s and such people walk away from.

      Ive seen photos of a Testarossa that shredded at 125mph on an italian racetrack... and the two occupants equally shredded into antipasti...
      • 8 Years Ago
      Hey #1: Go F*$k yourself! Where do YOU live???

      Truth hurts, eh?
      DriftPunch
      • 8 Years Ago
      It's amazing how many are truely against the freedom of choice. Some of you seem to believe that there is one vehicle that can provide some type of self actualized zen state, and that everyone who doesn't buy that has some type of mental problem.

      -SUV = Selfish Bastard
      -Exotic = Rich Bastard
      -Cavalier = Stupid Bastard
      -Pickup = Redneck Bastard
      -Eclipse = Rice Boy Bastard
      -Etc... - Etc Bastard

      Most of you are too young to be so bitter...

      On the topic, what a shame. I hope these guys weren't out hot rodding in some evidence and/or a recent confiscation. Either way, it doesn't help the 'above the law' image that many feel (me included) that some cops have...
      • 8 Years Ago
      My opinion is that people that buy these cars to drive them and love them are going to have accidents. I know I would not buy a Ferrari to drive it within the given parameters that are legal!
      • 8 Years Ago
      They also declined to name the Ferrari's owner until the victims' identities were confirmed.
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