10 Bizarre Car Crash Stories
1The Man Who Wanted to Renew his License, but Crashed into the Licensing Office
2The Man Who Crashed into a Restaurant, then Ordered a Pizza
The man's car, a Honda Fit, was the perfect size to fit right through the door of the restaurant. "He seemed very calm and collected. I was amazed," said a bystander. The driver was taken to the hospital as a precaution, but he didn't appear to be hurt or in shock about what had happened.
3The Car Crash that Actually Saved the Trucker's Life
Investigators confirmed that the apple was dislodged when Paylor smacked his chest against the steering wheel, and the Police recovered a chunk of apple from the dashboard. "This accident saved his life," said Lt. Madison Winchester. Paylor was treated and quickly released from the hospital.
4The Woman Who Stole a Truck and Crashed into the Police Station
5The Woman Whose Car Was So Trashy that it Caused an Accident
The copious amounts of trash apparently caused the crash. Biglan told police that several old coffee cups and pieces of trash fell onto the gas and brake pedals, which caused her to lose control while backing out of a parking space near the West Yarmouth Post Office.
6The Car Crash that Crushed the World's Longest Fingernails
She kept the record until 2009, when she escaped a four car pile up but lost her nails. She was hospitalized with serious, but not life-threatening, injuries after being ejected from the seat of an SUV where she was a passenger. "[Her nails] were damaged beyond repair," reported the BBC, quoting Guinness World Records, who also said that Redmond's nails were "a fundamental part of her life and unique character." The 68-year-old won't grow her nails out again, saying it took 30 years the first time and she may not live for another 30.
7The Man Who Tried to Stop His Car like The Flintstones but Couldn't
In 2011, the Police Deparment from Roseville arrested a 24-year-old man who tried to use his feet to brake his moving car and failed, hitting four cars along the way. The Fred Flintstone wannabe, a roofer from Warren, was driving on a suspended license and was cited for Reckless Driving in the incident, in which police said he was completely sober but “overly tired.” He “will face a judge in September, to explain his moronic decision making,” said Deputy Chief James Berlin in a statement.
8The Lady Who Crashed into Two Businesses in Two Days with Two Cars
The first accident occurred on Thursday afternoon, when police in Naperville, IL, say the woman plowed her Ford Taurus through a wooden fence separating a Dunkin' Donuts parking lot from a private residence. The vehicle barreled into the yard until it hit a tree and a bench.
The next afternoon, the woman was driving a rented Buick Lacrosse when she allegedly crashed through the wall of an Eye Care Center located just three doors down from the site of the first accident. Repairs were estimated at $50,000.
9The Teen Who Stole a Car, Saw his Mom in the other Lane and Crashed
10The 2-Year-Old Who Drove a Truck Into House
A neighbor across the street admitted to police that he was unloading the pickup with his toddler in the cab, and the boy managed to put the truck in gear. The vehicle then "rolled down at a fairly slow speed across the street." The crash broke gas and water lines, two windows, and left a large hole in the outside wall, but the Williams say they aren't angry with their neighbor because it was only an accident.
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