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Can anyone help with ideas for a crash scene?

I've been writing a racing story for a friend of mine, but I'm having trouble coming up with any good crash scenes for one of the characters. I've got a general idea about what I want to happen, but not much else. Basically, the racer trips a mine on the track, causing the front of their car to explode. I've tried looking up how to write a crash scene, but it's all car crashes from accidents or drunk driving.

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as i kicked the clutch and shifted into third gear, quickly accelerating to speeds which i would normally never attempt a curve at, i start to wonder whether this was such a good idea, but the funny thing about a race like this, is that you can't turn back once you start moving. I jerked the wheel hard to the left, barely missing the guard-rail that was the only thing blocking me from a sheer drop of hundreds of feet, and then i saw the dot in the road, it was small to me, and black, but i knew instantly what it was, and i knew i was too late to stop what was about to happen. i unbuckled my seatbelt quickly, and vaulted over the seat into the back, wrraping one seatbelt around my feet, and the other around my chest area, and braced myself. About two seconds later, i heard a huge explosion on the front end of my car, as the land mine tore through the front of my car, and blew the front half away, the remaining half of the car, which i was still in, flipped around and hit the pavement at a high speed, knocking me around, and causing me to slam my head against the door...

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This is perfect! Bravo, just the thing I was looking for! Thanks, you have no idea how much that helped.
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no problem, it's yours, i write alot of things for fun, check out a few of my most recent questions to see some of the poems i write.
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I definatly will! And I'll be telling quite a few of my friends to check them out as well.
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haha, alright, thanks
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Do you think you could help my friend Kelly with his scene? He's trying to do a scene where two ex best friends put aside their differences. His name on here is KellaFella
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his car gets sabotaged and a bomb is planted on it
or
someone slams into the car and it runs into a wall of spikes or a giant metal bar from an old construction site
or
the car runs over some road spikes and flips like crazy
or
the person is high on acid and does some random stuff cause they think they are following a rainbow
any of these work?

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"In a matter of seconds the car was engulfed with flames, the driver was entangled in coiling hot metal, The car was rolling, making a path of pure hell. Helpless the-" Do you want him to die? Or no?
Anyways, yeah, just saying. I'm not writer though. haha (:

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Add suspense to it... someone on the radio to the car has discovered there are mines and tells the drivers to stop. They do but one or more are on top of mines and when everyone thinks it is safe, drivers start to get out of cars and 'boom' some of the cars blow up, drivers and all from the weight of the driver getting out of the car! you could have a tight close up of a mine under a wheel edge and the driver gets out and it lifts the tire that tiny bit needed to blow the mine! it is not exactly the same as a crash scene but it has your mines! Just an idea...

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Morbid. I like it.
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it was just an idea...
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Speed Racer had some epic crash scenes!

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neither if you want just say chil for any one say yes and feel the whole world in your body its amazing buddy .

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Well, make sure you add in little details, such as:
- The twisting and grinding of metal was ear-piercing.
- The air smelled like gasoline and blood.
- The pain was absolutely excruciating and unbearable.
- I could feel the shards of glass hitting my skin and tearing it open.

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The car spewed out hot balls of burning metal. The driver was still stuck inside being engulfed by the flames. His screams of horror where only faint comparing to the sirens of fire trucks and ambulances coming to the scene. the crackle of the heat and the screams coming from the driver's fans could make anyone's head hurt, but what would hurt most are the injuries the poor driver may suffer from if he survives the accident.

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