A video of the aftermath of Paul’s and Roger Rodas’ fatal car accident has surfaced, filmed by an onlooker driving past the crash. The footage shows their car smoking and then bursting into bright orange flames on the side of the road. Click to watch.
and ‘ deaths are terrifying and unsettling to hear about — and even harder to watch. While doing test drives with Roger at a fundraiser for the Philippines typhoon effort on Nov. 30, Paul was tragically and subsequent explosion, and a heartbreaking new video shows how horrifying their untimely accident was.
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The video of the crash shows black smoke billowing out of car, which had already crashed on the side of the road by the time the witness started filming. The car then explodes into bright orange flames, engulfing the vehicle. Debris is scattered all over the road, and passerby stop to inspect the scene.
“I can’t tell if there is someone in there,” one witness says in the video. Another, asks about the proximity of a fire hose nearby, and a third says the car “might blow up.”
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Paul and Roger, 38, were leaving a fundraising event for the Philippines held by their foundation, “Reach Out World Wide,” when Rogerand struck a tree. The Porsche they were in then immediately burst into flames.
“It was engulfed in flames,” eyewitness and friend Antonio Holmes said. “There was nothing. They were trapped. Employees, friends of the shop. We tried. We tried.”
Paul and Roger, Paul’s friend and business partner, were both pronounced dead at the scene of the accident. Paul was reportedly unable to escape the Porsche — which was being driven by Roger – as it violently burst into flames. As a result, the 40-year-old actor’s body was, according to . Roger’s body is reportedly also unrecognizable.
It is just heartbreaking to have lost two young men so suddenly; and to see the severity of the accident in the video only makes things worse.
Our thoughts and prayers go out to Paul and Roger’s friends and family during this difficult time.
– Ivy Jacobson
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