Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT8 Gets Crushed Under a Freeway Ramp in Bizzare LA Crash

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The SRT-massaged Jeep Grand Cherokee is the kind of performance SUV that loads its driver with tons of confidence, appearing to be indestructible. Unfortunately, sometimes drivers rely too much on this and it can lead to situations such as the one we’re here to discuss.
A Grand Cherokee SRT8 was involved in one of the oddest accidents we’ve seen all year. At first sight, it might look like this is one of those SUVs that visited an auto shop to get both a slam and a chop job.

Alas, the Grand Cherokee ended up like this after it got wedged under a Los Angeles freeway ramp on Saturday morning. The Jeep was traveling from the northbound Golden State Freeway to the eastbound San Bernadino Freeway in Boyle Heights.

The bizarre accident saw the Jeep getting airborne

According to the California Highway Patrol, the SUV first jumped an embarkment and then went under the bridge. While it’s difficult to assess the initial speed of the SRT8 without the official details, it’s obvious that the vehicle carried quite some momentum.

The most unfortunate part of the story is that the driver was trapped inside the vehicle and was declared dead on the scene. The car was trapped under the ramp for quite a while, serving as a reminder that speeding is a serious issue, no matter how capable the vehicle you are driving is. The fotoage below, which comes from Loudlab News, shows the painful aftermath of the crash.

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