Horror four-car smash: Porsche driver, 74, DIES ‘after trying to swerve a pothole’


A man driving a Porsche sports car died after clipping an oncoming vehicle and crashing into the side of a house.

The 74-year-old man, from Reigate in Surrey, was pronounced dead at the scene despite best efforts from paramedic.

Air ambulance was summoned before he could be taken to hospital.

What Caused the Accident?

Investigation gathered he may have been trying to dodge a pothole before he hit multiple cars and a roadside home on a Sussex road.

His high-performance 911 997 GT2 car is a stripped back version of the iconic sports car designed for driving at race circuits.

Number of Injuries

A 65-year-old man who was driving a white BMW was taken to hospital after suffering ‘serious injuries’ in the smash. Two other vehicles, a black BMW and a white Audi, were also involved. 

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The 65-year-old driver of the white BMW who was injured was taken to hospital where he is now in stable.

The drivers of the two other vehicles were not injured.

Meanwhile, the crash on the A272 Horsham Road near Petworth, was on the same day as a Porsche owners club track day at Goodwood racing circuit just a few miles away.

However, Porsche Club Great Britain does not know whether the car, which had a personalised number plate, belonged to one of its members.

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