We're a little shocked that the unnamed owner of this cliff-diving E46 BMW M3 would upload the in-car footage of his accident to YouTube. Not only that, he uploaded two videos: raw footage of his roll down the cliff (it looks like somewhere in the Southwest, maybe Arizona) and a tribute video for his BMW that suffered the most severe consequences of understeer. Not only does uploading the videos leave him wide open for judgment by fellow enthusiasts (just read the YouTube comments), but we imagine if the police and his insurance company somehow don't know about the incident already, they will shortly. Scroll below to view for yourself.

The raw footage shows the sort of driving that led to the M3's violent tumble, and it serves as a good public service announcement reminder for everyone out there: Just like the Spengler's streams, double yellow lines aren't meant to be crossed. Also, hard driving is one thing, but hammering on public roads at speeds clearly above your skill levels as a driver is not only a recipe for legal trouble, it's a script for ruining your car at the very least, if not your life.




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      Anubis
      • 1 Year Ago
      Glad to see that rocks are still doing their job.
      Andy Smith
      • 1 Year Ago
      To quote Bugs Bunny, - "What a maroon".
      • 1 Year Ago
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        Bobby_Sards
        • 1 Year Ago
        Right on!
        Lou
        • 1 Year Ago
        It looks like he learned to drive on Fast and the Furious, and seems to be trying to push the tail out a bit in the corners. Genius.
      bullitt2605
      • 1 Year Ago
      Stupid is as stupid posts on YouTube.
      benjammin172
      • 1 Year Ago
      Gotta love it when someone gets exactly what he deserves. He\'s lucky that he didn\'t earn himself a Darwin award in the process. Hopefully in the future he will drive his 15 year old luxury cars at speeds that are more appropriate for his (lack of) skill level
      Joe
      • 1 Year Ago
      Wait until the local police department and his insurance company get ahold of that video. I hope they throw the book at this idiot.
        Noah
        • 1 Year Ago
        @Joe
        What was the crime that occurred? Is it illegal to drive off a cliff? I don't see any telemetry data in this video, and as far as I know there is no GoPro accessory that provides such data. I've delivered video evidence to the police of people who habitually run red lights in an area I used to live, and they would not issue a citation despite having all the evidence in the world... because they weren't present during the commission of the violation.
          barkles
          • 1 Year Ago
          @Noah
          I can name many crimes in this senario... crossing the double yellow over twenty times, insurance fraud, speeding, driving in a reckless manner with no regard for public safety.
          David
          • 1 Year Ago
          @Noah
          Uhh driving off the cliff is illegal. It is considered reckless driving, especially since this would have been avoidable had he driven in his own lane rather than crossing over--which is an infraction on its own. Also, 5th amendment dictates personal data does not have to be turned over, but then waives that right when personal data is shown publicly at the will of the owner at which then can be used against them.
          Noah
          • 1 Year Ago
          @Noah
          Edit: There are 3rd party telemetry recorders but the 5th Amendment says he doesn't have to incriminate himself if he has the data... I don't think a citation will be issued.
      Jason Krumvieda
      • 1 Year Ago
      I guess stereotyping does save time.
      lolo
      • 1 Year Ago
      what an idiot
      vizcarmb
      • 1 Year Ago
      Good job douchebag M# driver. You're a real man of genius
      Jay
      • 1 Year Ago
      I guess I'm most intrigued about the camera surviving that.
      Toronto St. Pats
      • 1 Year Ago
      Looks like he didn't know the course/turns. You don't drive that wildly into an unknown course...especially if there is a steep cliff on one side. Unless of course you have some kind of death wish.
      banan
      • 1 Year Ago
      this should be in GoPro commercial, even a cliff jump cant break it!
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