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Last week be brought you a story of a Bugatti Veyron that crashed into a saltwater lagoon in Texas, with the corresponding (and heartbreaking) video of the supercar being pulled from the muck. Now it appears as though actual video of the accident was caught on film – and hosted on YouTube for all to watch.
The driver reported attempting to miss a low flying pelican. We don’t see the bird, but we do see a lot of water flying into the air.
The owner, who remains unnamed, was reportedly traveling to Galveston, Texas on Interstate 45, when the accident happened just south of Omega Bay.
Note: Several videos showing the crash have already been pulled from YouTube, so we’ll attempt to keep the page updated with a working link, but please let us know (by commenting on the post) if the video is no longer availble.
***UPDATE*** We now have video of the actual crash, involving the Veyron, after the jump below ***UPDATE***
Oh noes! Any car loving man, woman or child is sure to shed a tear upon seeing the picture above, or watching the video below. Yes, that is a multi-million dollar, 1,000-hp Bugatti Veyron; and not only is it stuck fender-deep in water, but it’s corrosive saltwater no less.
The story that led to the tragic incident involved the Veyron’s owner who was driving to Galveston, Texas on Interstate 45 just south of Omega Bay, when a low flying Pelican caused him to jerk the wheel. The car then got caught in some mud, taking the AWD supercar for a ride and tossing it into a saltwater lagoon. The driver, who declined to give his name, was uninjured. His car, however, wasn’t so lucky. Not only will the salt water damage most everything it touches, but there’s bad news for the engine too as KHOU reported that, “The Veyron’s powerful engine gurgled like an outboard motor for about 15 minutes before it died.”
See the video of the Veyron being pulled from the lagoon after the jump: