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(WTOP)   World's seventh richest woman gets in car accident in Virginia, damaging her Porsche SUV. She killed some plebe, too, but let's try to stay focused on what's important, okay?   (wtop.com) divider line 21
    More: Sad, Porsche SUV, Northern Virginia, the heaviest people, Mars Inc.  
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2013-10-09 10:49:12 AM  
4 votes:
Was this her?

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2013-10-09 10:33:43 AM  
4 votes:
Oh, come now. The accident had nothing to do with wealth, or how fancy the car was. It was because she was a woman.
2013-10-09 10:27:00 AM  
4 votes:
With all of the old people that are in this incident, I think we should just count our blessings that no farmer's market was involved.
GBB
2013-10-09 10:42:05 AM  
3 votes:
TFA:"filled with sorrow for the loss of life"

Most depressing candy bar ingredient ever.

/Unless it's chocolate covered, then it breaks even.
2013-10-09 10:31:32 AM  
2 votes:
You got your Porsche in my minivan.
You got your Minivan in my Porsche.

Mars' PorscheVan Crunch
Two great tastes that go great together.
2013-10-09 01:42:46 PM  
1 votes:
Subby needs a Snickers.
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2013-10-09 11:17:35 AM  
1 votes:

Rhino_man: kronicfeld: enry: Dunno, I'd say if you want to forego wearing a seatbelt you should agree not to use public funds for your medical bills nor be sued for any reason in the event of an accident.

Yeah, it's the lack of a seatbelt's fault that the other driver was negligent. Good call.

No, but if she'd been wearing her seat belt, she'd have survived the head-on crash IN A FARKING 25MPH ZONE.


I'm sure the woman in the Porsche was going 25 mph.
2013-10-09 11:10:38 AM  
1 votes:
I wonder if being the world's 7th richest woman is like being the world's 7th tallest midget.
2013-10-09 11:01:27 AM  
1 votes:

Barbecue Bob: Whar seats belts? WHAR?

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They don't have seatbelts, but they have the metal supporting bar of the seat in front of you, right about mouth height, so that's better than nothing.
2013-10-09 11:00:45 AM  
1 votes:
Beeblebrox:   Was it her?


You don't know the difference between a Mars bar and an Oh Henry! - time for a candy lineup!

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2013-10-09 10:53:52 AM  
1 votes:
The old crone had it coming.  I'm glad she's dead, and I hope she burns in hell.
2013-10-09 10:51:20 AM  
1 votes:

stampylives: oh come on, i dont think barbara bush is THAT rich.


Wrong Bush, but I do so love to see this brought back up.

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But in due fairness, it might have been the Joker.
2013-10-09 10:45:12 AM  
1 votes:

skozlaw: kronicfeld: You take your victim as you find him. If the victim was not himself or herself a contributing cause to the occurrence of the negligence, then it is irrelevant whether the victim was particularly more or particularly less prone to injury for any reason.

That's not the point. Why shouldn't that be considered? I'm not saying it is, but upon what justification is it not?


Possibly because it opens up a pretty large gray area as far as assumptions on what "could" have happened?

/Not a lawyer
//Not frozen or a caveman, either
2013-10-09 10:40:56 AM  
1 votes:
Mars co-owner? MARS co-owner? Farking government sold off a whole planet? Thanks, Obama!

/If you're 86 and get in a head-on collision at any speed at all, seat belt's probably not going to save you. That Delta V is a mofo.
2013-10-09 10:36:56 AM  
1 votes:
The Loudoun County Sheriff's Office says Mars, who turns 74 Thursday, was driving a Porsche SUV in Aldie on Friday when it crossed the center line and hit a minivan. The sheriff's office says 86-year-old minivan passenger Irene Ellisor of Huntsville, Texas, was not wearing a seatbelt and died at the scene.  The Loudoun County Coroner remarked, "74 and 86? My job is already half done here."
2013-10-09 10:31:56 AM  
1 votes:
I think the survivinf family should be awarded every last penny of the victim's lost wages.
2013-10-09 10:31:19 AM  
1 votes:

skozlaw: kronicfeld: Yeah, it's the lack of a seatbelt's fault that the other driver was negligent. Good call.

One person can cause an accident while the other person can cause it to be severe. It's not an either/or proposition. Fault can be and often is apportioned to multiple involved parties in crashes, I don't see why the severity of injuries shouldn't also be taken into consideration if it can be reasonably surmised that the only reason the person was badly injured or killed is because they chose to make no effort to prevent the outcome. Why should one person's negligence be used to complete excuse another's?


Just so you know, you are arguing with a lawyer.
2013-10-09 10:29:08 AM  
1 votes:
Don't you mean "8th richest"?
2013-10-09 10:25:54 AM  
1 votes:

kronicfeld: enry: Dunno, I'd say if you want to forego wearing a seatbelt you should agree not to use public funds for your medical bills nor be sued for any reason in the event of an accident.

Yeah, it's the lack of a seatbelt's fault that the other driver was negligent. Good call.


They were both negligent.  It's like offsetting penalties in football but you don't get to replay the down.
2013-10-09 10:08:28 AM  
1 votes:
It will be so awesome if they prove she was playing Candy Crush on her phone when she drove across the line.
2013-10-09 09:55:53 AM  
1 votes:
The victim lived to 86 without wearing her seatbelt.  Impressive.  I'm sure her family won't sue the sh*t out of Mars for gross negligence.
 
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