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Old 12-30-2008, 11:53 PM   #1
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Wrecked my focus

So, it's been over a week since the wreck and my focus is in the shop. The claims adjuster is dealing with my car at present.

I was on my way home from downtown pittsburgh when I got smacked into by a Dodge Sprinter van - he fled the scene, and I lost control of the car and went into the trees off of the highway. I ended up doing a 90 degree right turn at 60 mph, hit a hill side, went airborne, and into the trees. I am nothing but insanely grateful for how well engineered the focus was - it didn't roll in the situation, and kept me safe.


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you your very lucky, that looks like it could have been a lot worse.
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Old 12-31-2008, 01:10 AM   #3
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Wowza you sir are lucky. Hopefully you can catch the tard that made you crash. Good luck with repairs.
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Ya know...from the looks of it, you are one lucky man!!!

Keep in mind that your focus is replaceable while a human life is not
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Old 12-31-2008, 01:17 AM   #5
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damn you pretty deep in there lol....you seriously had no control did you haha
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ouch! did you receive any injuries?
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Wow, you REALLY got it buried up in those trees. Main thing is that you're OK.
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dude i hope you catch the guy who did this. put him in jail!! he could have killed you!!
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My back is still somewhat sore, but I banged up my knee when I fell down the hill when trying to flag down help. The state police haven't been much help in finding the other driver. Today, the insurance company told me to have the shop start on my car. The estimate so far is over $8k, and that isn't including the damage to the underbody or suspension.

I've been very fortunate.
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hey bro join the club, i just wrecked mine last week. search my name (GreenMachine) and check out the thread with my wreck. they just started on my car at the shop. a lil' over $6,000 for parts and labor for mine. Glad youre okay.
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