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Old 03-06-2009, 08:53 PM   #1
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I was goin down a 40mph road earlier and came up to an intersection, and there was a guy in my lane (left lane) who quickly swerved over to the right lane. So i keep going cuz now nobody is in my way, and then he goes back into the left lane in front of me, and he's going really slow. I get on the brakes but they locked on the ice and i slide into the back of him going prolly 35. I'll have pics up soon, but my left headlight is shattered, the grill is broke in half, the bumper is cracked on the left and bent in to the wheel, the hood latch mechanism is attached to the hood but no longer to the car, the left fog is torn out of the bumper, the hood is crumpled in, and the front metal brace where the radiator diversion panel mounts onto is bent outta shape. Oh and the radiator is punctured on the left side :(

I'm ok, I just have some hella sore ribs now cuz my seatbelt held me back. The airbag didn't deploy though, so I'm gonna have to talk to Ford about that and hopefully get a claim in my favor from them. And i gotta check the passenger side, because that seat slid forward so i wonder if the rails are screwed up.

The best part? Don't find out until Tuesday who the insurance companies are gonna hold at fault. The other guy is claiming that he never left the lane and that i hit him out of nowhere. His stupid little probe just has a little shard of my hood in the rear bumper, nothing else happened to it. I'm pissed!


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Old 03-06-2009, 08:55 PM   #2
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Old 03-06-2009, 08:56 PM   #3
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that sucks dood glad your ok tho....and i say you shove all your broken parts up the guys ass for being a retard
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Thats what I'm thinking too, he came over and blamed me, and then proceeded to say that "it looks like your car got damaged bad, thats gonna cost you a lot to fix" and then kept making comments like that until the cop showed up. I was still pretty shaken at that point and he never once asked if i was ok.
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Man that sucks, glad you're ok tho. Sounds like pretty extensive damage, hopefully the insurance company gets it right. I've had idiots change lanes like that to me, its very irritating. Good luck man.
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There i fixed it i think
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I'm suprised the airbag didn't go off. That's a lot of damage.
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yikes that sucks man thats alot of damage
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Yea i'm thinkin I might have a defective airbag in there. I told State Farm and I'm gonna let them deal with Ford and see if they can get me any help from that. And yea, its a lot. I haven't even got up under yet, I'm hoping nothing happened to the lower suspension.
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