The second car accident occured in October 2010. Matt and Elena were driving in his truck, on their way back to Mystic Falls. However, Rebekah was in their way and Matt swerved, driving over the bridge. Matt was unconscious, and Elena tried to wake him up. Soon, Stefan came and wanted to save Elena first, but she insisted that he had to save Matt, just like Grayson had said to him during their accident. He saved Matt, but was too late to save Elena and she died.
- This accident mirrors the one with Elena, Grayson and Miranda.
- Elena dies in the same manner as she did in The Struggle.
- This event took place in the Season Three episode and finale, The Departed.
- This is the second time that Elena was in the car, and when an accidient happend.