Snapchat Speed Filter at 115 mph Causes Crash

Snapchat is an app meant for sending silly pictures that disappear within a certain timeframe. But one of the app’s photo filters might be the reason behind a deadly car crash that was caught on the app. Users can take pictures and video before sliding through a selection of filters, including one that shows a speedometer. A video showed driver Pablo Cortes III and passenger Jolie Bartolome traveling at more than 115 miles per hour. Minutes after the clip was posted, Cortes drove his Volkswagen Golf across a median and crashed his vehicle head-on into a minivan, causing it to...

Texas A&M Student Crashes Into Patrol Car After Taking Topless Snapchat Pic

On Wednesday, October 26th, 19-year-old Miranda Kay Rader, a student at Texas A&M University was attempting to send her boyfriend a topless photo of herself via Snapchat. As she was trying to send the photo, she smashed into the back of a Bryan Police Department patrol car. According to a report from the Bryan Police Department, Rader was arrested of a misdemeanor charge of driving while intoxicated. The report stated that police officer, John Sartell was disturbed when he heard a car slam hard on the brakes and crash. He turned around to find Radar’s SUV collided into the back...