The driver of a Mazda RX-8 managed to escape unhurt after aquaplaning led to a serious crash.

The driver of a Mazda RX-8 managed to escape unhurt after aquaplaning led to a serious crash.

Driving a Mazda RX-8 at 70 mph (113 km/h) on a wet road is like asking for trouble so it shouldn't come as a surprise the 38-year old behind the wheel of the car from where the footage was recorded was involved in a serious crash. It happened last month while he was driving to Canterbury, UK and at one moment he hit a patch of standing water and started aquaplaning.

From that point forward, he lost control of the rotary-powered sportscar and eventually hit an embankment. Due to the force of the impact, the car is a total loss and according to the report issued by the insurance company: "there wasn't a panel left on the car intact."

The good news is the driver escaped the crash unscathed and hopefully he learned his lesson and next time he will drive slower whenever on a wet and slippery road. 

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