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WTF? The driver survived this crash with a truck

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I dont know but God and Mercedes engineering was on his side!
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Much of the horror of that pic is the Jaws of Life cutaway of the roof of the car that is now laid back on the trunk area That said that had to be one hell of a ride.

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This guy didn't survive

This guy didn't make it... don't watch if you can't stomach reality (the body of the driver is tarped, but the car is just obliterated. He rear-ended a big truck, and the speedo shows the speed...

http://youtube.com/watch?v=I-GDaCGvRFc
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This guy didn't make it... don't watch if you can't stomach reality (the body of the driver is tarped, but the car is just obliterated. He rear-ended a big truck, and the speedo shows the speed...

http://youtube.com/watch?v=I-GDaCGvRFc
133 mph. No, no way to survive a total decap and chest rake.

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He might have had a chance if the truck were lower, but when a steel bumper hits you in the windsheild, you got no shot. Yet another reason the government should have put maximum height limits on SUV bumpers.
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I wonder what his top speed was during that run...

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This guy didn't make it... don't watch if you can't stomach reality (the body of the driver is tarped, but the car is just obliterated. He rear-ended a big truck, and the speedo shows the speed...

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Damn! Was that truck stopped?

210Km is about 130Mph, it would have been interesting to see what would happen if the bumpers lined up.

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