Fatal Maserati MC20 Cielo Crash: Houston Interstate Tragedy

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Fatal Maserati MC20 Cielo Crash: Houston Interstate Tragedy

A 42-year-old man, whose identity remains unknown, tragically lost his life on Tuesday after the Maserati MC20 Cielo he was driving careened out of control. The vehicle skidded across multiple lanes of Interstate 45 in Houston before colliding with a tree in the median, resulting in the car splitting in two.

Although authorities have limited information regarding the incident, a video shared on YouTube by Scott Engle sheds light on the aftermath. According to details provided in the video description and a report from the Montgomery County Police Reporter, the crash took place around 5:45 pm local time on February 13.

Allegedly, the driver was traveling southbound at a high speed near Shenandoah, a northern suburb of Houston. The driver lost control of the vehicle, which was reportedly traveling close to 100 mph, for reasons yet to be determined while in the HOV lane.

The Maserati slid across five lanes of the highway before crossing into a grass median between I-45 and a service road, where it ultimately collided with a tree.

Fatal Maserati MC20 Cielo Crash: Houston Interstate Tragedy

Emergency responders managed to extract the driver from the mid-engine convertible and administered CPR, but sadly, the individual was pronounced dead at the scene. The exact cause of death remains undisclosed.

There were no other occupants in the vehicle at the time of the accident, and no other motorists sustained injuries. The only additional damage resulting from the crash occurred when debris from the Maserati struck another vehicle.

The vehicle split just behind the passenger compartment, leaving the interior largely intact. Remarkably, power was still supplied to the MC20’s digital instrument cluster, displaying a mileage of 1,452 miles. The video concludes with both sections of the car being loaded onto a flatbed for transportation.


By Sajda

Sajda is a car enthusiast, however, she is more focused on motorbikes.

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