At some point during our driving careers, we’ve all had the unfortunate experience of having either been in, or witnessed, an automobile accident. In most cases, the visuals come to us in the form of few seconds glancing at the wreckage as we drive by. But what if you were to stop – would you truly be prepared for what confronted you?

Edited by actress Diane Keaton and photographer Nick Reid, with original photos by now-deceased coroner Robert H. Boltz, Dead of Night is a photographic journey that tells an entire story in each photographic frame. As discussed on this week’s episode of the Hemmings Hot Rod BBQ Podcast, editor Nick Reid tells us how Mr. Boltz captured the horrific beauty of these accidents in a way that will captivate and astound you.

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