Oops! I Think I Hit A Mercedes And . . . A Ferrari And . . . A Porche And . . .

By Meera Dolasia on July 31, 2011

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The Principality of Monaco is often called a playground for the rich and famous - A place where everything is larger than life, even accidents. For how else can you explain the fact that what began as a simple fender bender ended up being a massive pile-up of some of the world's most expensive cars.

The rather freaky incident took place on Wednesday morning outside the Monte Carlo's Place Du Casino. An unidentified blond woman was trying to negotiate her way through the heavy summer traffic crowd of humans and vehicles when her Bentley Azure ($363,000) scraped the rear of a white Mercedes S Class ($120,000 USD).

To avoid further damage the driver tried to steer away, only to smash against an Aston Martin Rapide ($228,000) that was coming up on her right. If that wasn't enough, the impact caused her to swerve straight into two valet-parked cars - A Ferrari 430 ($186,000) and a Porsche 911 ($77,000)!

And, it gets even more embarrassing - The driver of the convertible Bentley and her two hapless friends were so entangled in this pile-up, that they could not even open the car doors until it was cleared. They just had to grin and bear it, as hundreds of tourists rushed over to see the cause of the commotion.

While initial estimates for repairing the damage done to all the cars came in at a paltry $76,000, it may be a little low given that all of them are going to need new front wings and bumpers and the Bentley, even a new door! Puts a new spin on the saying 'arrived with a bang' doesn't it?

Resources: nzherald.nz, dailymail.co.uk

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  • coolThursday, November 19, 2015 at 6:05 am
    That was the dumbest thing in the world like omg learn driving skills
    • SonuFriday, October 2, 2015 at 7:31 am
      he is mad
      • nick483
        nick483Saturday, May 9, 2015 at 3:57 pm
        Wow good driving that person one of best cars
        • LD inda houseMonday, May 4, 2015 at 8:21 pm
          I will take the Ferrari f430 any day of the week . A big v10 and it sounds buetiful
          • MarkiplierWednesday, March 4, 2015 at 9:08 am
            I have all those cars a Bentley, a Ferrari, a porche, and a Aston Martin!!
            • awsomenessSunday, February 8, 2015 at 3:16 pm
              they don't know how to drive!!!
              • latavia74
                latavia74Friday, January 16, 2015 at 11:52 am
                hahahahaha omg
                • name is........Wednesday, January 7, 2015 at 11:06 am
                  people cant drive!
                  • nw04lif3
                    nw04lif3Tuesday, December 16, 2014 at 11:24 am
                    that's sick
                    • YoFriday, November 21, 2014 at 6:00 am
                      Wow wow wow !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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