Accident Splits car in half - Ford Focus Forum, Ford Focus ST Forum, Ford Focus RS Forum
Ford Focus Forum
HomeContact UsAbout UsGalleryDiscussion ForumsMarketplace


Go Back   Ford Focus Forum, Ford Focus ST Forum, Ford Focus RS Forum > Ford Focus Discussions > Ford Focus & General Car Chat

Ford Focus & General Car Chat Discussion Forum relating to nonspecific Ford Focus models, car purchasing, auto industry news and any car talk.

Search This Forum | Image Search | Advanced Search    
FocusFest FocusFanatics Merchandise

Reply




 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 12-18-2010, 05:11 PM   #1
Captain TMI
 
whynotthinkwhynot's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2005
Fan#: 18416
Location: the armpit of TN, Memphis, TN
What I Drive: 05 Focus Wagon; 13 C-Max SEL

Posts: 20,340
Points 27,933, Level 98
Points: 27,933, Level: 98 Points: 27,933, Level: 98 Points: 27,933, Level: 98
Level Up 59% Completed
Level up: 59% Level up: 59% Level up: 59%
Forum Activity 10%
Activity: 10% Activity: 10% Activity: 10%
FF Reputation: 271 whynotthinkwhynot Outstanding Standing Member whynotthinkwhynot Outstanding Standing Member whynotthinkwhynot Outstanding Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (1)
Accident Splits car in half

Now this is lucky to be alive- but I have no idea what kind of condition until the news comes on again. You have to really be going fast to bust a pinch weld completely. The driver was ejected, so no jaws-of-life did this. This is undoubtedly the worst accident I've ever seen since that Camaro that hit the bridge at 100 mph.

http://germantown.wmctv.com/content/...rmantown-crash


__________________
Be eclectic.
---The Complete How-To Archive--

Moderating everything now, let me know if I can help.

Quote:
Originally Posted by the user formerly known as ZX3_Chick View Post
You're special aren't you.
whynotthinkwhynot is offline  
    Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Old 12-18-2010, 05:20 PM   #2
Aurelius Pardus
 
mikebontoft's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2008
Fan#: 58647
Location: SLC, UT
What I Drive: 5.9L Grand Cherokee ZJ

Posts: 26,462
Points 23,762, Level 94
Points: 23,762, Level: 94 Points: 23,762, Level: 94 Points: 23,762, Level: 94
Level Up 42% Completed
Level up: 42% Level up: 42% Level up: 42%
Forum Activity 11%
Activity: 11% Activity: 11% Activity: 11%
FF Reputation: 76 mikebontoft Excellent Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (3)
how does that even happen? it's like it pulled it apart from the inside....
__________________
SR #127 | '02 Focus SE "Foci" (5.0 RWD - parted) | '75 BMW 2002 "Carby" (racecar) | '98 Jeep Grand Cherokee 5.9L (lifted and fast) | '99 BMW 328is (daily).
ModeratingGeneral Chat Lounge, General Technical Chat, Ford Focus & General Car Chat, and Rocky Mountain Fanatics
mikebontoft is offline  
    Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 12-18-2010, 05:20 PM   #3
RIP 02 SVT 0209
 
volcomstone1966's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2006
Fan#: 35104
Location: Tracy ,Nor-Cal, CA
What I Drive: 04 PWSC EAP SVT - 04 Kawasaki ZX6R

Posts: 3,933
Points 16,708, Level 82
Points: 16,708, Level: 82 Points: 16,708, Level: 82 Points: 16,708, Level: 82
Level Up 72% Completed
Level up: 72% Level up: 72% Level up: 72%
Forum Activity 0%
Activity: 0% Activity: 0% Activity: 0%
FF Reputation: 15 volcomstone1966 Great Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (45)
damm
__________________
04 SVT EAP #1131 -POWERWORKS-Torsen-Clutch Masters-Top Speed-Massive-Brembo-Fifteen52-Steeda-UNDER CONSTRUCTION
2K14 Turbo Veloster
04 Kawasaki ZX6R
volcomstone1966 is offline  
    Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 12-18-2010, 05:29 PM   #4
Focus Enthusiast
 
Join Date: Mar 2010
Fan#: 73594
Location: Miami, FL
What I Drive: 09' Black SE Coupe

Posts: 542
FF Reputation: 0 usapatriot Newbie
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (0)
Looks like it got blown up.
usapatriot is offline  
    Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 12-18-2010, 05:29 PM   #5
Focus Fanatic
 
captcomputer's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2004
Fan#: 9409
Location: Irving, TX
What I Drive: 2013 Focus ST (Preferred Blue)

Posts: 1,560
Points 10,721, Level 68
Points: 10,721, Level: 68 Points: 10,721, Level: 68 Points: 10,721, Level: 68
Level Up 68% Completed
Level up: 68% Level up: 68% Level up: 68%
Forum Activity 0%
Activity: 0% Activity: 0% Activity: 0%
FF Reputation: 37 captcomputer Great Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (0)
I would almost guess that being ejected is what saved his life in this particular incident.
__________________
Joe Cool
Social groups:
LoneStar Fanatics
(Former)Blue Focus Owners
captcomputer is offline  
    Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 12-18-2010, 05:29 PM   #6
Aurelius Pardus
 
mikebontoft's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2008
Fan#: 58647
Location: SLC, UT
What I Drive: 5.9L Grand Cherokee ZJ

Posts: 26,462
Points 23,762, Level 94
Points: 23,762, Level: 94 Points: 23,762, Level: 94 Points: 23,762, Level: 94
Level Up 42% Completed
Level up: 42% Level up: 42% Level up: 42%
Forum Activity 11%
Activity: 11% Activity: 11% Activity: 11%
FF Reputation: 76 mikebontoft Excellent Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (3)
I like how the driver's seat is completely intact.
__________________
SR #127 | '02 Focus SE "Foci" (5.0 RWD - parted) | '75 BMW 2002 "Carby" (racecar) | '98 Jeep Grand Cherokee 5.9L (lifted and fast) | '99 BMW 328is (daily).
ModeratingGeneral Chat Lounge, General Technical Chat, Ford Focus & General Car Chat, and Rocky Mountain Fanatics
mikebontoft is offline  
    Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 12-18-2010, 05:33 PM   #7
Focus Fanatic
 
TerryB's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2006
Fan#: 34559
Location: Riverside, RI
What I Drive: Red '01 ZX3

Posts: 2,917
Points 5,290, Level 46
Points: 5,290, Level: 46 Points: 5,290, Level: 46 Points: 5,290, Level: 46
Level Up 70% Completed
Level up: 70% Level up: 70% Level up: 70%
Forum Activity 2%
Activity: 2% Activity: 2% Activity: 2%
FF Reputation: 68 TerryB Excellent Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (2)
It's not the first time I've seen not wearing a seatbelt actually saved a life.
TerryB is offline  
    Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 12-18-2010, 05:34 PM   #8
Aurelius Pardus
 
mikebontoft's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2008
Fan#: 58647
Location: SLC, UT
What I Drive: 5.9L Grand Cherokee ZJ

Posts: 26,462
Points 23,762, Level 94
Points: 23,762, Level: 94 Points: 23,762, Level: 94 Points: 23,762, Level: 94
Level Up 42% Completed
Level up: 42% Level up: 42% Level up: 42%
Forum Activity 11%
Activity: 11% Activity: 11% Activity: 11%
FF Reputation: 76 mikebontoft Excellent Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (3)
agreed though...... not the first time I've heard of it anyway. overall they save more lives than not I'd assume
__________________
SR #127 | '02 Focus SE "Foci" (5.0 RWD - parted) | '75 BMW 2002 "Carby" (racecar) | '98 Jeep Grand Cherokee 5.9L (lifted and fast) | '99 BMW 328is (daily).
ModeratingGeneral Chat Lounge, General Technical Chat, Ford Focus & General Car Chat, and Rocky Mountain Fanatics
mikebontoft is offline  
    Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 12-18-2010, 05:46 PM   #9
Focus Fanatic
 
slipster17's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2006
Fan#: 37217
Location: Baltimore, MD
What I Drive: 2011 Yellow Blaze Fiesta SES

Posts: 1,541
Points 4,068, Level 40
Points: 4,068, Level: 40 Points: 4,068, Level: 40 Points: 4,068, Level: 40
Level Up 59% Completed
Level up: 59% Level up: 59% Level up: 59%
Forum Activity 0%
Activity: 0% Activity: 0% Activity: 0%
FF Reputation: 16 slipster17 Great Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (11)
seriously? It ripped out the floor pan?

I know this is a horrible accident and all but all I can think of looking at those pictures is in cartoons when the car is traveling so fast that the engine and chassis drive away from the rest of the frame. That's what this looks like.
__________________
April 2010 ROTM
2011 Yellow Blaze Metallic SES Fiesta hatch

Carlisle All-Ford Nationals 2011 1st Place - Fiesta Class
slipster17 is offline  
    Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 12-18-2010, 05:47 PM   #10
WRX/Focus:)
 
Djzx3's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2010
Fan#: 76864
Location: somewhere, CT
What I Drive: 04 WRB WRX / 00 se zxw

Posts: 4,940
Points 14,826, Level 78
Points: 14,826, Level: 78 Points: 14,826, Level: 78 Points: 14,826, Level: 78
Level Up 94% Completed
Level up: 94% Level up: 94% Level up: 94%
Forum Activity 1%
Activity: 1% Activity: 1% Activity: 1%
FF Reputation: 33 Djzx3 Great Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (6)
Looks like the car was built poorly? It shouldn't be able to with stand that, but that is a lot of damage.
__________________
2000 SE wagon 2.0l Zetec.
HN #17
D23 crew-#1
Djzx3 is offline  
    Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Reply

Bookmarks & Social Networks

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the Ford Focus Forum, Ford Focus ST Forum, Ford Focus RS Forum forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.
User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Password:
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
Email Address:

Log-in

Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.



Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On



All times are GMT -5. The time now is 11:40 PM.


Copyright 2002-2015 FocusFanatics.com. All Rights Reserved : Privacy Policy : Advertise Information

Focus Fanatics Ford Focus Forum offers many fun ways for you to engage with other Ford Focus Owners from across the world. Whether it be about the aftermarket performance modifications, technical how-to's, European tuned suspension or awesome fuel economy similar to the Mazda CX-3, Audi S3, Mazda MX-5 Miata and Acura TLX. You can find all Ford Focus, Focus ST and Focus RS related information here. Join our Ford Focus discussion forums and chat with local Focus enthusiasts in your area. If you own other makes have a look at Challenger Hellcat Forum, Charger Hellcat Forum, Cadillac ATS-V Forum, Cadillac CTS-V Forum, Lexus RC-F Forum, Lexus GS-F Forum, Mercedes GLA Forum, Mercedes GLE Forum and Volvo XC90 Forum.





Search Engine Optimization by vBSEO 3.6.1