Bill Gates, Road Warrior

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Bill Gates, Road Warrior

At the time, Albuquerque's Geraldine Evans surely had no idea who she was plowing into with her 1971 Chevy.

Those two nerds in the green Porsche were Microsoft founders Bill Gates (at the wheel) and Paul Allen, according to this 1977 New Mexico accident report. Thankfully, though both cars suffered "heavy damage," the occupants were not seriously injured (and the history of the world was not altered by a messy automotive fatality). (3 pages)

As an added bonus, here's a Gates mug shot from a 1977 Albuquerque bust (apparently for a traffic violation).