Le Mans Disaster (1955)


Le Mans Disaster (1955): 83 people were killed and 120 were injured. This sporting tragedy is the most catastrophic accident in motor racing history. Pierre Levegh's Mercedes crashed and blew up at 125mph, killing Levegh and sending debris flying in to the crowd. The Pathe cameras captured the disaster on camera.

Watch another video from Disaster Caught on Camera: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Qg0Jj-2x5rM&list=PLADB9C9B996134C1C&index=9

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Duration 02:24
Posted Feb 29, 2016
Series Le Mans
Event 24 Hours of Le Mans
Location Circuit de la Sarthe