A total of 14 cars were involved including eight Ferraris, three Mercedes-Benz and a Lamborghini. In total the were worth at least 300m yen ($3.85m; £2.46m).
The cars were being driven in convoy by a group of car enthusiasts when one tried to change lanes and hit the median causing the others to crash. [via]
How the Brazilian police deal with drug smugglers trying to escape in a small plane. [via]
A Swiss driver got into a jam when he drove up a 'glorified goat track' after following instructions on his satnav. Unable to go forward or turn around to go back the way he came, he was forced to call the emergency services.
A helicopter was scrambled and rescued him and his van from the mountain. The Daily Mail has a photo of the van being recovered by the helicopter.
If you think your commute is bad spare a thought for those stuck in a 9-day long, 62 mile traffic jam in China.Traffic on the Beijing-Tibet road has been slowing down over the past few months but the latest jam means has lasted for 9 days and as a result micro-economies have sprung up along the way.
A time-lapse video showing Southwest Airlines' Florida One Boeing 737 being assembled and painted.
Police in New Zealand who stopped a man after he was spotted swerving on a road discovered just how drunk he was when a gave a sample of breath that exceeded the limit of the breathalyser.
The breathalyser was unable to give a reading because it only measured blood alcohol levels up to 2000mcg.
The man was blood tested, recording 2290mcg, nearly six times over the legal limit. [via]
A truck driver in China who drove 500 miles with a cardboard windscreen became so cold that one of his eyes froze shut.
The driver has now lost his license and said that he couldn't afford to repair the windscreen and didn't want to fall behind on his schedule. [via]
The shiny Lamborghini Gallardo that the Italian police force has been showing off the past few years is no longer shiny. According to the Telegraph, "The crash occured after the car, which belonged to the Bologna police was cut up by another motorist leaving a service station."
The owner of the most expensive car in the world has been forced to write off his $1m Bugatti Veyron after crashing into a lagoon.
He told police he had dropped his mobile phone as he sped alongside the lagoon while taking his newly delivered car out for a test drive.
When he looked up from picking up the phone he was startled by a low flying pelican which cause him to swerve off the road.
House escaped unhurt from the wreckage but could do nothing to stop his car - one of only 15 in the US - from submerging in the water up to its door handles.
A guy is watching the news when a car belonging to two of his brothers is involved in an accident on live TV.
A couple who thought their car was being stolen got a fright when they found a bear inside the car. The bear had opened a door and climbed in setting off the alarm in the process. Police arrived and the bear ran away when the car door was opened. Link