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.

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About this video
Video by British Pathé
Duration 02:24
Series Le Mans
Event 24 Hours of Le Mans
Track Circuit de la Sarthe
Tags crash, vintage racing

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