Who doesn't love a car crash? Well, besides the people actually involved in the crash itself. Arnold Odermatt is a retired Swiss police photographer who probably didn't love car crashes himself, but who took some very beautiful photos of crashes for over 40 years. His photos are both gorgeous and chilling—gorgeous for the serenity and aesthetics of the twisted metal and flowing skid marks; chilling for the fact that dead bodies were almost assuredly removed from the crumpled cars before Odermatt snapped his flicks. Click the jump for a collection of Odermatt's best work.

[via Jalopnik]

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