Infiniti Aquaplanes Across Highway Median Smashing Into Accord And Model 3

Not a lot of things are worse than being hit by a car out of nowhere in a collision which you aren’t to blame for. That’s exactly what happened to a Honda Accord and Tesla Model 3 in Texas recently.

Dramatic dashcam footage captured the moment an Infiniti G37S slides out of control and slams into an Accord and Model 3, in a crash which could have easily been avoided.

The video shows the silver Infiniti start to aquaplane along the road. Unable to control the car, the driver is quickly turned into a passenger as the car slides across the grass median strip and directly into oncoming traffic. The Infiniti narrowly misses a Fiat 500 before smashing into the Accord, pushing the Honda into a Model 3 in the next lane. The Tesla’s Autopilot system may be able to help it avoid some incidents, but it had no chance of preventing a hefty impact.

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It’s difficult to say for sure why the Infiniti slid out of control in the wet weather but we wouldn’t be surprised to learn that speed played a factor. If not, it could have been due to driver error, an issue with the car itself or perhaps a problem with the tires. Whatever the case may be, crashes like this typically don’t happen out of nowhere and can be avoided or else every car would be spearing off roads as soon as rain started falling.

Fortunately, it doesn’t seem as though any of the occupants in the three cars involved were injured.

 

  • HaltestelleLuitpolthafen

    Sad.

    You can hydroplane at any speed over 30mph.

    • donald seymour

      That’s true. You see the car in the background of my picture? This car is rare SE Rally model Challenger and it weighs as much as a Dodge Caravan. It has 300 hp and that’s a struggle. And yet it still finds a way to power slide at extremely low speeds while I am coming out my driveway when it is wet. An individual has to be careful with rear wheel drive cars.

  • Loquacious Borborygmus

    Good question, Yoda Ben Kenobi.

  • Maher

    Anyone else noticed the lucky driver in that black SUV that passed by less than a second after the accident?

  • Richard Alexander

    By some miracle the Model 3 did not burst into a fireball…

  • ctk4949

    Check your tires!!

  • Paul

    I bet the Infiniti driver went big potty too from that wild ride.

  • paulgdeaton

    A serious crash… and yet not a single good-looking car was damaged…

  • Ben

    Aquaman: Hey, you know how Batman has the Bat Wing?
    Flash: Yeah
    Aquaman: And how Wonder Woman used to have the invisible jet?
    Flash: Before my time dude.
    Aquaman: Well feast your eyes on my AQUAPLANE!!!
    Flash: Nice man! Does this mean I get a jet too?!
    Aquaman: Virgin airlines is still a good fit for you.
    Flash: (-_-)

  • Alberto Barrales

    Unique way to merge into a lane.

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