Corvette Accidents, Crashes and Wrecks
Nothing breaks our heart more than to see a Corvette that was involved in an accident.
After experts determined that the exhibit hall at the National Corvette Museum is still safe for visitors, museum officials have retained a Bowling Green contractor to help them deal with the aftermath of a sinkhole that swallowed eight cars in the Skydome early Wednesday morning.
Scott, Murphy and Daniel will help come up with a plan to try and recover the historic Corvettes, estimated to be worth at least a million dollars, and rebuild the damaged portion of the museum, according to Museum Executive Director Wendell Strode.
A sinkhole under the gold SkyDome at the National Corvette Museum opened this morning and swallowed eight Corvettes in the Museum’s collection. The hole is estimated to be around 40 feet wide and 30 feet deep.
More on the Corvette Museum’s Sinkhole including a list of the cars lost in the accident can be read here.
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Remember the character Harvey Dent in the 2008 movie The Dark Knight? He’s the guy who had half of his face was mangled after The Joker blew up the building in which Dent was being held captive. From one side his injuries were not noticeable, but the other side of his face told a different story. This damaged 2014 Corvette Stingray reminded us of The Dark Knight when we stumbled across it on eBay. The passenger side looks fine, but the driver’s side shows some battle scars.
A white C3 Corvette still proudly wears its Corvette tag on the front of the vehicle.
But unfortunately for the owner, the rest of the sports car’s front end is now a pretty ugly mess after a pickup truck crashed into it in Tempe, Arizona early Monday morning.
Time for another SAVE THE STINGRAY’s post.
No, I don’t think this will buff out.
This Torch Red Corvette Stingray Z51 Coupe has seen better days.
Spotted at a car dealership in Milwaukee, the crashed Stingray shows extensive damage to the front end of the car.
Some dealers are offering $2,000 discounts on non-Z51 Stingrays.
But we haven’t heard of any discounts on Z51s – until now.
Of course, as usual, there is a catch.
This yellow C4 Corvette crashed Sunday evening into the middle of a home at Richmond Street and Ridgedale Avenue on the north side of Odessa, Texas.