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The 'most expensive car crash in history': By the numbers

The damage caused by a 14-car pileup of Ferraris and Lamborghinis could cost owners upwards of $1 million

It may very well be "one of the most expensive car crashes in history." On Sunday, eight Ferraris and several other luxury vehicles got banged up in a 14-car pileup in the southern prefecture of Yamaguchi in Japan. Foreign car enthusiasts had gathered to drive from Kyushu to Hiroshima when one lost control. Here, a brief guide, by the numbers, to the costly crash:

14Number of cars involved in the crash. A police officer responding to the collision deemed it a "gathering of narcissists."

8Number of Ferraris involved in the crash. The models appear to be F355s, F430s, an F360, and an F512 of some type.

3Number of Mercedes-Benzes

1Number of Lamborghinis

1Number of Priuses

1Number of Nissan Skylines

10Number of people treated for minor injuries as a result of the crash. No one suffered serious injury.

$3.85 millionEstimated value of the damaged cars

At least $1 millionEstimated damage caused by the crash

85 to 100Estimated speed, in mles per hour, that the cars were traveling, according to an eyewitness

More than 6Hours it took to clear the roadway of the wreckage

3Months in prison faced by the 60-year-old man suspected of causing the pileup

Sources: APBBC, Jalopnik

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