An Unfortunate Sequence of Events
In an unfortunate sequence of events, a Porsche Boxter Spyder crashed into a crowd at the Boise Spectrum in Idaho. After a cars and coffee meet-up, the Porsche Boxter driver decided to give the crowd a show on the way out. While the Porsche Boxter Spyder was accelerating, the driver lost traction causing the vehicle to swerve towards the crowd. Unfortunately, the Boxter plowed through many people, placing 11 in the hospital. What was initially an attempt to show off the power of the Boxter Spyder led to a disaster.
Porsche Boxter Spyder Crash at Boise Cars & Coffee
In the video above, the Porsche Boxter Spyder can be seen leaving the event. As the Boxter accelerates, traction is lost causing the vehicle to swerve towards the crowd. The Boxter then hopped the curb and plowed into a bunch of people. Fortunately, it seems no one was killed in this incident but on the other hand, many were injured. The impact with the crowd caused a variety of injuries for 11 observers of the event. Warning: The video may be distressing for some people, watch at your own risk.
“Serious but not Critical Injuries”
The Boise Police stated that the crash caused “serious but not critical injuries” to the observers. The event’s organizers also made a statement:
“Speed, racing or any other types of driving are not part of the event. This accident occurred on a public road and was the driver’s sole decision. We do not condone exhibition of speed on any level on public roads.”
Drive Respectfully at Cars and Coffee Events
In the end, hopefully this one incident doesn’t spoil the event for other attendees. Cars and coffee is a great way to display your vehicle and meet new people. There is always a variety of vehicles ranging from basics to exotics. Anyone attending a cars and coffee meeting should respect all laws on the road as this video shows a bad outcome. Overall, the accident was unfortunate and hopefully the injured bystanders heal quickly.