A driver survived after being thrown 154 feet from his Corvette as it was smashed to pieces in a crash during a street race.
The incident happened in Marion County in the US state of Florida on Saturday, 18th November.
The Corvette and a silver Ford Mustang were said to be racing when the Mustang cut off the Corvette, causing it to swerve and hit another vehicle, according to reports.
Then the Corvette reportedly went through an electricity pole and ended up hitting a tree, which left it smashed to pieces.
The Corvette driver, who has not been named, was ejected from the vehicle and sent flying 154 feet, according to local media.
The Marion County Fire Rescue said in a statement obtained by Newsflash on 18th November: “At 8:24 am, MCFR units were dispatched to the intersection of State Highway 200 and SW 80th St reference a motor vehicle collision.
“Multiple 911 callers reported a white Corvette had went off the road, clipped a power pole and breaking the car apart. The power lines were hanging very low, causing the closure of 200.
“Friendship Fire Station #21 units arrived on scene at 8:29am and reported power lines hanging low and the white Corvette in pieces.
“The driver of the Corvette was declared a ‘Trauma Alert’ and transported to a local hospital.”
The driver of the Ford Mustang has not yet been identified.
The investigation is ongoing.