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07-17-2012, 11:12 AM #1
I was on my way home from work last night when a young girl turned in front of me. I was doing 40-45mph and did not have a chance to let off the gas. Luckily I was the only one in the truck. She was driving a jeep patriot or compass. At least it still shines. The tow truck drivers shirt reflected in the paint while he cleaned up the spilled fluids. I am waiting for my insurance company to tell me if it is totaled or not. My guess is that it is. I hardly felt the impact and the airbag was nice and soft. I am sore as heck today.
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07-17-2012, 11:15 AM #2
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07-17-2012, 11:28 AM #3
Ouch, glad you are okay, Trucks are replaceable lives aren't. Make sure you get checked out, the pain usually takes a few days to hit you and better to be safe than sorry
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07-17-2012, 11:33 AM #4
Yes, I did get checked out. The paramedics at the scene were a lot more concerned about the 2 girls that were flipping out then about me. So, my wife took me to the hospital. No fractures. They said that there is always a chance of ligament damage in my neck, but we will only know with time.
07-17-2012, 11:49 AM #5
Glad everyone is ok… good luck with all this.Tim Walters (Curky)
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07-17-2012, 12:15 PM #6
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07-17-2012, 12:26 PM #7
Could have been worse, at least your ok! Sad to see rig like that but its better that than you!
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07-17-2012, 01:04 PM #8
That sucks. Glad to hear you are just a little sore.
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07-17-2012, 03:02 PM #9
THAT BLOWS!!! Glad you are ok.
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07-17-2012, 03:19 PM #10
Sorry to hear about the truck man :( Just glad to hear everyone was able to walk away after that.Objects in mirror are losing
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