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Porsche refuses responsibility, claims Paul Walker to blame for his own death

Paul Walker

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Fast and Furious actor Paul Walker was at fault in the November 2013 car crash that claimed his life, says car brand Porsche.

In September, Walker’s daughter, Meadow, filed a wrongful death suit against the car company that claimed the Porsche Carrera GT Walker was in essentially broke apart. The suit goes on to claim that Walker’s seat belt “snapped” his body back with thousands of pounds of pressure, breaking his pelvis and ribs, and leaving him trapped in the car after impact.

Additionally, the suit suggests that almost 1 minute and 30 seconds had passed after the crash, before the car became engulfed in flames, and that Walker was alive after impact, but trapped because of the injuries sustained due to the seat belt.

According to TMZ, Porsche disputes Meadow Walker’s claims responding that Paul was “a knowledgeable and sophisticated user of the 2005 Carrera GT” and that he should not have let the car’s driver, Roger Rodas, recklessly drive the car at a high rate of speed (over 100 mph), which the police ruled was the cause of the crash.

Porsche also refuted Walker’s claims that the vehicle fell apart, stating that the car was “misused and improperly maintained” due to it being “abused and altered” prior to the incident.

1 Comment

  1. FuZ on November 17, 2015 at 5:12 pm

    She can sue, but the driver was careless.