An incident took place on a highway where it seems that the driver of the MG Comet EV failed to engage the brakes in time, resulting in a collision with the rear of the Toyota Innova HyCross.
MG Comet EV Crashes into HyCross: What Happened?
A video captured by another passing vehicle at the accident scene reveals the aftermath. The rear of the Innova HyCross sustained significant damage, with a noticeable depression in comparison to the front end of the MG Comet. While the MG Comet’s bumper displays some damage and appears to be broken, the Innova HyCross exhibits damage to its metal body.
It’s worth noting that most of the vehicle’s safety structures designed to absorb impact are primarily situated in the front. Although we cannot provide specific details about the crumple zones of the Innova HyCross, it’s reassuring that all individuals involved in this accident emerged from the incident without any injuries. Remarkably, you can observe the occupants exiting the vehicle without any visible signs of shock or harm.
The MG Comet EV is offered with safety features like two airbags, ABS with EBD, 3 Point Seat Belt front and rear, Rear Parking Camera with Rear Parking Sensors, and Child Seat Anchors (ISOFIX). In Features, its got dual 10.25-inch displays, manual AC, height adjustable driver seat, wireless Apple Carplay/Android Auto, and few more. The Comet EV is equipped with a 17.3 kWh battery pack which gives a range of 237 KMs, and takes 7 hours to charge from 0 – 100% from a AC Charger. MG provides you with a 3.3 kW Charger, unfortunately, the EV doesn’t support fast charging.
The HyCross on the other hand features numerous safety features like 6 Airbags, ABS with EBD, ESC, TPMS, All Disc Brakes, 360 Surround View Camera, Front and Rear Parking Sensors, Level 2 ADAS like Adaptive Cruise Control, Lane Keep Assist, Forward Collision Warning, and so on. It is offered with 2.0 L Petrol, and 2.0 L Petrol-Hybrid Powertrains. It has features like ventilated seats, electric parking brake with auto hold, 10.1-inch infotainment system, digital instrument cluster, ottoman seats in second row, 2-zone climate control, and many more.
In the end, we’ll just say this, always stay aware of your surroundings while driving, and drive safely. Speeding on roads that is prone to traffic will only lead to chaos.