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Sober Ford Mondeo driver intentionally tests airbags by crashing his car

 Sober Ford Mondeo driver intentionally tests airbags by crashing his car
Crashed Ford Mondeo / presseportal.de

They worked

UPDATE: Real photos of the crashed Mondeo added.

German driver Uwe Schrager had the strange curiosity to see if the airbags of his Ford Mondeo worked.

Tested negative for alcohol or drugs, the 45-year-old man wanted "to test the airbags" of his vehicle and to accomplish this he deliberately collided with a tree. It occurred at Goslar in Lower Saxony in Central Germany and when police arrived they saw him putting the car's bumpers and other parts in the boot. His intensions were to simply drive away back home and then repair the car. He also wanted to put the airbags back into the containers.

When the police asked him what happened, the driver said: "I knew that the car was fitted with airbags but I didn't trust that they would work, so I wanted to test them." The unemployed man believed it was the insurance company's job to fix the car, even though he admitted he intentionally crashed the car.

The police confiscated his license and now he will be going through a series of psychiatric tests…

Special thanks goes to Wolfgang Schultz for sending us the tip!

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Comments (11)

 mechamynd mechamynd
Stupidity does need neither alcohol nor drugs.
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May 11, 2013 2:45 am
 tbrodie tbrodie
Failed suicide? Medication malfunction? Hopefully, he'll get the assistance he needs.
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May 11, 2013 12:59 am
 pzxpjy pzxpjy
The best joke of the year! Ahahahahahahahah
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May 10, 2013 4:18 pm
 yozunltd yozunltd
I'm sorry but the car in the photo is a Opel Vectra C.
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May 10, 2013 3:24 pm
 memexe memexe
"He also wanted to put the airbags back into the containers" - LOL! You wouldn't try to do that to an "ugly" German car! :)
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May 10, 2013 2:47 pm