The accident took place in Salalah, Oman, and involved six new 2022 Land Cruisers. According to MSDAR News‘ Twitter post, the car carrier they were riding on overturned. Photos of the mangled vehicles circulating on social media show that it was no minor incident. Many of the new SUVs have caved-in roofs and sheet metal that’s absolutely shredded. A couple of them look like they were flung from the trailer. Fortunately, the same Twitter account reports that there were no casualties.
The Land Cruiser is an aspirational vehicle in many areas of the Middle East, and the new LC300 is very much the “it” car of the moment. That’s why the Dubai police and Civil Defense service (fire and rescue) — known for their fleet of supercars
While it’s always sad to see a bunch of highly desirable cars get demolished, at least Toyota is still making them. It would be far more tragic if these were classic Land Cruisers instead.