13 November 2009 - 11:00
Video: Water Bug’
Feeling blue? Cheer up: at least your day is going better than this gent’s day.
This gent drives a Bugatti Veyron. Or drove a Bugatti Veyron, rather. Along Interstate 45 in Texas, to be precise, when he was distracted by a low-flying pelican (excuses, excuses), which caused him to veer off the road… and into a lagoon.
A salt-water lagoon. Lovely corrosive water, sloshing through all the expensive mechanical bits of your hypercar. Gutted.
The anonymous driver – well, wouldn’t you want to stay anonymous if you’d just binned your Veyron into a lake? – escaped unhurt, which is more than we can say for the poor Bugatti…