Convertible belly-flops into pool

Convertible belly-flops into pool

There are 69 comments on the The York Daily Record story from Jul 5, 2008, titled Convertible belly-flops into pool. In it, The York Daily Record reports that:

A car rolled into the Campasinos' pool while they were in Florida. Article Last Updated: 07/06/2008 01:36:48 AM EDT A red Mazda Miata sits on the bottom of the Campasino family's swimming pool in the 16000 ...

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Ridiculous

Taylor, PA

#1 Jul 6, 2008
Haha - good they were able to look at it for the funny situation it was.
olympic bound car

AOL

#2 Jul 6, 2008
Why not...
I am so glad you laughed, it is all so true, no one was hurt, and material things can be replaced. Your home would have been devistating,But in time 99% corrected, Yet some one stuck in the car would have been forever.
I am sorry to hear of the cars "swim, But thankful all is well. Accidents happen,I was reminded of that myself just yesterday by a state police trooper, but no one died. And its better to laugh, material items are just that material...May you and your neighbor share a great year together and many more...your grand children will love the story.
DARK STAR

Littlestown, PA

#4 Jul 6, 2008
This happens so many times In Florida, they don't bother to waste space In the paper.
Digger

York, PA

#7 Jul 6, 2008
Just another white tager
Women Drivers

York, PA

#8 Jul 7, 2008
Clueless
Lady M

Altamonte Springs, FL

#10 Jul 7, 2008
I live in Florida and don't hear of this happening at all, get your facts straight.
Sick of em

Grand Blanc, MI

#13 Jul 7, 2008
NOBAMA 08
Whiskey Hotel

Edmond, OK

#14 Jul 8, 2008
OH, my. Rich people have SUCH difficult problems.
Miata MX5

Peabody, MA

#16 Jul 8, 2008
I'm surprised that they estimated the car to weigh 2300 lbs. The curb weight of the 1st generation miata was only ~2100 lbs, plus it's listed on the sticker inside the door panal, so I wonder how much crap she had in the car to push it to 2300. Was there an extra body in the trunk??
Rob

Troy, NY

#17 Jul 8, 2008
FAIL!
Jerry

Chicago, IL

#18 Jul 8, 2008
The daughter works at Hooters ... nice.
Shawn

Richmond, VA

#19 Jul 8, 2008
Heh, that would be a pretty cool pool toy though. Until you get stuck in the seatbelt that is, but at least Darwin would have a good story to tell.
AdTheRat

Bath, UK

#20 Jul 8, 2008
Well, Miata MX5, I kinda thing the water might have something to do with it.
ttyp00

Trenton, NJ

#21 Jul 8, 2008
where is the link to the images? way to half-a ss your work there, mike hoover.

why don't media outlets link to things outside their site? GREED
G-Man

Chicago, IL

#22 Jul 8, 2008
Oh geez, this story is on Fark.com already.

Way to do York County proud there, genius.
Gay Ramone

Elizabeth, NJ

#23 Jul 8, 2008
more proof women cant drive
Bonster

United States

#24 Jul 8, 2008
I've heard of drive through car washes, but this one really took the cake! I hope the Miata is okay!:)
Bonster

United States

#25 Jul 8, 2008
Hey, Ramone ... I am a female racecar driver and on-track instructor. I'd be glad to prove to you that some women can in fact drive quite well. But yes, this gal definitely made it harder for those women who actually know their way around a car.:D However, she was not actually driving the car ... she just apparently forgot to engage the E-brake. DOH! ROFL.
Bulldog Jowl

Canada

#26 Jul 8, 2008
Video evidence - further bolstering Ramones case..

:P
Yarp

Sydney, Canada

#27 Jul 8, 2008
"Melissa Campasino tried to explain what happened to Dan. Dan wasn't laughing but was starting to get fired up."

Dan wins Douchebag of the Year award!

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