Celebrities who died in car accidents
Grace Kelly began her career in Hollywood as an actress. known for Films like “Dial M for Murder” and “Rear Window,” Kelly won an Oscar for her role in “The Country Girl” and went on to star in other movies afterward. Although it seems like winning an Oscar is the height of fame you can achieve as an actor, Kelly became even more famous when she married Prince Rainier III of Monaco, becoming Princess Grace of Monaco.
Unfortunately, his life came to an untimely end when he was driving his daughter, Stephanie, to the Monaco train station. As noted in The Chicago Tribune, she could have made the chauffeur drive, she declined his offer, and while on the road, Grace missed a turn and drove the car off a cliff. Grace and Stephanie were taken to the hospital immediately after the accident and the next day Stephanie was released. Grace hemorrhaged and died on September 14, 1982.
According to The Chicago Tribune, Grace’s other daughter, Caroline, said of the accident: “Stephanie said to me, ‘Mommy said I can’t stop. The brakes don’t work. I can’t stop.’ She said Mom was completely in a panic. Stephanie she grabbed the parking brake. She told me right after the accident, “I put on the parking brake, but it didn’t stop. I tried, but I just couldn’t stop the car.” Princess Grace was 67 years old at the time of her death.
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