Holy shit

Twenty people were killed when a wedding-limo crash spilled over into a busy restaurant parking lot in upstate New York, officials and reports said Sunday.

Two vehicles, including the limo carrying a wedding party, collided at an intersection in Schoharie ― about 35 miles west of Albany ― around 1:55 p.m. Saturday, according to New York State Police.

The SUV-style stretch limo was speeding downhill when it smashed into another vehicle, sending at least one of them careening into the parking lot of the Apple Barrel cafe, a popular spot for tourists taking in upstate’s fall foliage, according to the Albany Times Union.
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12 Responses to Holy shit

  1. Antibubba says:

    You just know not one of them (except the driver) was strapped in.

    Aftermarket stretch limos are deathtraps. Might as well pile into a hearse.

  2. bogsidebunny says:

    Time for David Hogg to call for a National ban on Full-Auto, High Capacity Limos,

  3. Suzanne Dorries says:

    I live in upstate New York, Scoharie county to be precise, that hill they came down is very steep and dangerous. My Old man flipped his chevy Suv on that road. The Apple Barrel is a nice place to visit. Pricey though.

  4. Westcoastdeplorable says:

    If the 20 who died were all in the stretch SUV, could be it was overloaded coming down the hill and the brakes failed. Those stretch vehicles aren’t safe in more ways than one.
    I was riding in one coming home from the Country Music Awards in LA the night the riots broke out in the early 90’s. Had the driver not been watching teevee in the back we might have driven right into the middle of the rioting!

  5. Suzanne Dorries says:

    it is very steep and a big curve not a very safe intersection. I still live here and many accidents’

  6. millerized says:

    Aawh….weddings are just made for memories like that.

  7. Andy says:

    Heard some of the story this morning and as they were saying the driver had complained to family members that the limo was in very bad condition. Heard that and some of the victims in the limo were four sisters and their husbands. Crying damn shame. PMCS your rides people.

  8. See Plez says:

    Owner of limousine company involved in horror crash is a former FBI informant who was paid $96,000 to go undercover to expose terror plots after fleeing to the US from Pakistan where he’d been accused of murder

    https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-6253639/Owner-limousine-company-involved-horror-crash-former-FBI-informant.html?ito=social-twitter_dailymailus

  9. Mike-SMO says:

    Maybe the driver was distracted and the state/county didn’t bother with warning signs. If that was my shop at the bottom of that run, I’d be hanging lights, signs, etc, or set up a “No Parking” crash zone with an easy exit into the brush. They’d make all the cost back with a toilet paper concession.

    If it has happened once, it will happen again.

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