Mark Keller survived after his Shelby Mustang GT 500 went up in flames while driving to have breakfast.

Mark Keller survived after his Shelby Mustang GT 500 went up in flames while driving to have breakfast.

48-year-old Mark Keller is one of the protagonists in "Alarm for Cobra" TV detective series aired in Germany and recently he went through an unfortunate car-related incident. While driving to have breakfast, his Shelby Mustang GT 500 suddenly ignited but luckily Mark saw the fire right away and got out of the car.

Some bystanders thought Mark was shooting a new episode for the show but the fire was for real and was most likely caused by a gasoline leak into the carburetor which ignited the entire front end of the car. The vehicle was estimated to be worth around 120,000 EUR.

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German TV star escapes flaming Shelby Mustang GT500