Reelz Collision Course, How Did Fast and Furious Star Paul Walker Die in a Car Crash?

Premiere, stories behind the most famous car crashes, on March 18th, 2017, at 6pm PT, 9pm ET, on  DirecTV

By Gabrielle Pantera

HOLLYWOOD, CA (Hollywood Daily Star) 2017/3/18 – Collision Course investigates car and airplane crashes involving celebrities. It uses footage from the scene, police records, CGI reenactments and interviews with eyewitnesses to provide a detailed look at what put these celebrities on a collision course.


The first episode is about the car crash that took the life of The Fast and the Furious star Paul Walker.

In November 2013, Walker is killed while  a passenger in a Porsche driven by friend and professional race car driver Roger Rodas. Rodas lost control of the car on a quiet industrial street in Valencia, California. What exactly caused the accident? Collision Course reveals new evidence overlooked in the official police report.

Further Episodes:

              March 25th, 2017 at 6pm PT, 9pm ET on DirecTV

  • Tracy Morgan episode premieres

In June 2014 Tracy Morgan’s tour van was involved in a horrific crash on the New Jersey Turnpike. The crash left morgan clinging to life and fellow comedian James McNair died.  Through exclusive interviews with two of the van’s passengers in addition to crash scene recreations based on police reports the episodes questions the lack of sleep truck drivers are expected to get while trying to get their cargo delivered.

April 1st, 2017 at 6pm PT, 9pm ET on DirecTV

  • John Denver 

In October 1997 music John Denver hopped into his experimental Adrian Davis Long-EZ plane to fly up the California coast. After his aircraft suddenly and mysteriously crashes into the Pacific Ocean some suspected the singer may have committed suicide or given his history of DUI’s he may have been intoxicated.

The last man to see Denver alive gives his first-ever TV interview. He recalls Denver with personal and detailed account that’s never been told. The cause of the accident comes down to a tiny mechanical detail that took the life of one of the world’s first celebrity activists.

April 8th, 2017 at6pm PT, 9pm ET on DirecTV

  • Justin Bieber 

Justin Bieber singer, Grammy winner has not had great luck in cars. Bieber’s been in many accidents over the years.

April 15th, 2017 at6pm PT, 9pm ET on DirecTV

  • John F. Kennedy Jr. 

In July 1999, John F. Kennedy Jr.’s aircraft plunges into the Atlantic Ocean killing him, his wife Carolyn Bessette-Kennedy and her sister Lauren.

This episode examines factors which contributed to the crash. Look back at JFK Jr.’s life and the experiences which shaped him, often through first-hand accounts from people who knew him.

A Muse Entertainment production. Executive produced by Michael Prupas, Betty Palik, and Rob Swartz. Produced by Jonas Prupas. Directed by Gary Lang.

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