Kevin Hart was in a death trap in the form of a tricked-out 1970s Plymouth Barracuda that would have spared him terrible injuries from his car accident.
Several owners of auto-customizing shops specializing in performance vehicles say TMZ … it's "highly unusual" to equip cars with 720 hp without a five-item harness and roll cage.
Joe Rogan commissioned Rad Rides of Troy to build his Hemi-powered 1970s Barracuda – the same type of car that Kevin had – and tell people in the shop to tell Joe's whip Indeed, a five-point harness and a roll cage, and shop staff were shocked that Kevins was not similarly equipped with security features or their absence … but they had no comment.  TMZ broke the story … Kevin suffered 3 spine fractures when his car crashed through a fence on the Mulholland Highway in the Malibu Hills. He had to undergo a major back surgery, during which the doctors merged three sections of his spine. Now he plays the lead role in months of rehab .
Kevin's Wreck Shook Phil … he showed us his classic, souped-up Chevy from 1957, which is equipped with lap belts, but no seat belts, and now is considering installing the straps and also plans to inquire about airbags.