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Thread: Wahh! :( Had an accident today.
12-12-2012, 10:09 PM #1
Wahh! :( Had an accident today.
I really hate drivers around here! No one can drive! I was on the highway. doing about 70ish in the highspeed lane... approached the next exit, which exits the highway from the left instead of the right. Some knucklehead who was in the middle lane, cut into my lane, 10ft in front of me, and slammed on his breaks and slowed down to probably 20 because he wasn't sure if he wanted to take the exit. To avoid him, I had to swerve to the right, and swerve again, to avoid hitting another car. The rear end kicked lose, and I had it for a bit, then it kicked out completely sideways, and smashed into the guard rail... Considering the speed, I'm lucky i didn't flip over... Ended up smashing the front passenger's side corner, spinning and smashing the back passenger's side quarter facing the wrong way in traffic in the high speed lane.
The jackwagon in the beamer just took off... But the whole reason I drive a Chevy is because despite hitting that rail at 50+ mph, all critical components are running exactly as it is before. The only reason I need to be towed from the scene was that my front bumper twisted up and lodged itself between the fender and the tire... The tow trucker before putting it in my driveway, used the winch on the flat bed to pull it out for me, and now its completely driveable... Not pretty but driveable.
So, to say the least, this ruined my day, although I'm thankful that it wasn't a lot worse.00 Chevy Tahoe LT, 5.3 4x4
12-12-2012, 10:12 PM #2
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Glad you're safe and your Tahoe is still ins okish shape.
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12-12-2012, 10:14 PM #3
Glad your ok, i hate dumb people that drive little cars and cut off bigger vehicles. Glad it wasnt as bad as it couldve been.
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12-12-2012, 10:16 PM #4
Glad that you are OK
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12-12-2012, 10:40 PM #5
Its good to see that you are good, not injured and still living is the big one. How did your vehicle pan out?1994 GMC Yukon, 2 door, Victory Red: 1992 Buick Park Avenue
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12-13-2012, 07:32 AM #6
glad to hear you are alright......Tim Walters (Curky)
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12-13-2012, 12:34 PM #7
sorry to hear that dude! mines in the hospital right now getting worked on. not as bad as yours tho. glad your ok!
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12-13-2012, 03:34 PM #8
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Wow, sorry to hear that! Glad you're ok. Any chance to get the guy who started all of this, or maybe he didn't know what he caused???
Get some pics of the damage up here when you get around to it.
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12-13-2012, 07:34 PM #9
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also glad you are ok............pics might hurt to show, but they might show all how lucky you
were and how well built a Chev is !!!! BrianSilverado Crew.....4.8 L
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12-13-2012, 10:25 PM #10
I am glad that you are OK! I am sorry that you had an accident.
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