Cars are fast, cool, and sometimes sexy. But guess what? They can also be pretty dangerous. You won’t believe what some cars are able to survive through. A car can go from cool and fast to scary and dangerous in a matter of seconds. But professionals who make a living out of driving cars and planes know this, so crashes and explosions are to be occasionally expected. Lucky for us, most of the instances are also recorded! Here are 18 perfectly timed photographs of fast cars and planes taken at the best time to show when it all went wrong.
#18 Three Lamborghinis Crash
These Lamborghinis were all headed for a car show when one had an accident. The first car crashed into a concrete wall causing the other two to crash into the first. Luckily, no one was hurt in the build-up. The only thing harmed was the bank account of the owners, as all the cars combined are worth millions of dollars. Hopefully, they had good car insurance!
#17 An Air Show Stunt Goes Wrong
Air shows are bound to have some accidents, as there are numerous pieces of equipment doing nothing but dangerous and cool tricks to please viewers. However, they still are operated by professionals, so catching an accident is rare. Luckily someone was able to snap this pic of an air show stunt gone wrong. It was only seconds later this
#16 Alex Barros Is Thrown From His Bike
Alex Barros is a professional motorcycle rider who was active for many years. When you have a professional like Alex, accidents become less likely. However, when riding motorcycles daily and in possibly dangerous ways, even professionals are bound to have accidents. That’s what happened here when someone was able to catch a trick gone wrong on camera!
#15 Giorgio Botocci Escapes Death
Giorgio Botocci is an experienced racecar driver, so he’s not afraid to drive fast and expensive cars. He has years of experience of driving, however, he’s no stranger to accidents. This picture was taken after getting into an almost fatal accident! Luckily he was able to escape the flames although he was hospitalized for a short period.
#14 Balmoral Cruise Ship Goes Under
Cruises are supposed to be a time for relaxing and vacationing. This cruise ship was anything but that after hitting rocky waters. The ship looks as though it’s about to go under, but luckily it was able to stay afloat. Unfortunately, two people were injured and had to be airlifted to local hospitals to be treated for broken bones.