This is going to be painful, so we'll break it down quickly. Trust us, it will be like pulling off a Band-Aid.

[translated from Japanese]

"So, want to caravan to the car show? I'm excited to drive my Ferrari F355 there."
"Sure. I will be driving my Lamborghini. Let me call my six other friends who also own Ferraris."
"If other marques are welcome, I will invite my two friends who drive Mercedes-Benzes."


[sounds of crying]

In all seriousness, we were glad to learn that nobody was seriously injured in the wreck. According to the Associated Press, a group of car enthusiasts were on their way to a driver's gathering in Hiroshima when one Ferrari swerved into the median barrier, likely pinballing into the other cars. Police said a total of 14 cars were caught in the wreck, including eight Ferraris, two Lambos, and a trio of Mercs. The AP report says total damage is likely over $1 million.

Click past the jump to watch both AP and Japanese news reports, including footage of the aftermath.

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      • 3 Years Ago
      They are now qualified to race NASCAR !!
      • 3 Years Ago
      I'd love to go to the wrecking yard and get a couple of those Lambo drivetrains!
      • 3 Years Ago
      Most people write these kinds of cars off as death traps in terms the safety. While this is not good for any of the owners wallets, this does say something about the safety of these cars since nobody was seriously hurt.
      Adrian Basalic
      • 3 Years Ago
      Must be the Prius' fault.
      • 3 Years Ago
      Are cars of that social status that common in Japan. Most people I know (myself included) do not see a Ferrari or a Lamborghini more than once in a year (if that). I'm sure there are places in the country (USA) where they are somewhat more prevalent but I think the chances of 3 of them and a Lamborghini in a pileup together are less likely than picking winning Powerball numbers for 3 or 4 weeks in a row !!!!!!
        • 3 Years Ago
        I lived in the heart of Tokyo, Shinjuku, for 6 years and seeing a Ferrari or Lambo was extremely rare. There are however, tons of BMWs and Mercedes, but very few really exotic cars around. I never saw anything like you saw in Tokyo Drift either.
      • 3 Years Ago
      Obviously a case of more money than brains!
      • 3 Years Ago
      I had a friend who had a Ferrari a had to replace a radiator to the tune of $8,000.00! I can imagine what the repair bill will be for the extensive damage here! A fortune for sure!
      • 3 Years Ago
      My dad's got a sweet set of tools...We can fix it!
      • 3 Years Ago
      Why show video if the video doesn't contain footage of the the cars actually wrecking? I watched the advertisement for nothing!
      • 3 Years Ago
      I'm sure they are all rich enough to replace them.
      • 3 Years Ago
      Not to worry.. Knowing they could afford these toys in the first place I am sure they can afford to replace them with out much sweat.. Just pocket change to some
      • 3 Years Ago
      Just wait till dad comes home.
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