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carbon_blue_gt May 18, 1:19am - #179794 
2001 carbon blue Toyota Celica GT
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apparently there have been a lot of car accident recently...

I don't know how i get myself into these situations so frequently (could be because I'm on the road in hick-town USA most of my days), but anyway... here's the story.

I was out of the paint store on delivery today in the work truck, on the interstate headed west to drop off 120 gallons of traffic paint. I was following an electic company truck, with an oil company truck (flatbed pickup) next to me, and a green geo in the oil truck's lane about 40 yards behind us. We were passing an animal shelter, and two dogs were loose, and ran accross the highway right in from of the electric company truck, who slammed on his brakes and stopped. Both I and the oil company truck stopped... the green geo didn't. He hit the back of the oil company truck at just the perfect angle i'm guessing, because he flipped about 10 or 12 feet into the air, and landed upside down on the flatbed of the truck... right next to my window. The whole thing was like slow motion... hollywood style. The guy in the geo was OK i guess, we sat there waiting for the emergency crews to arrive ( the truck in front of me broke something and couldn't move either, and obviously the oil truck and geo combination weren't going anywhere). He was just a little banged up and in shock because of what had just happened. He had to have hit the back of that truck at about 70mph... he's lucky... if he had hit at much any other angle, it would have cut his car in half and taken his head off!

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ouch tongue hes lucky...move out of that town jeeze, to many crashes ohboy
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Rocketman May 18, 1:29am - #179796 

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Wow that is crazy man!
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cycocelica May 18, 1:43am - #179797 

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damn that sucks... that guy in the geo is more than lucky... suprised his car jsut didnt go flat after it landed upside down
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RetroJ84 May 18, 2:15am - #179798 
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so his car coulda went under the oil truck, i dont get it?? is that how yor saying hes luck it didnt get cut in half?

"You're not how much money you have in the bank. You're not the car you drive. You're not the contents of your wallet. You're not your f------ khakis. You're the all-singing, all-dancing crap of the world."
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v3n0m May 18, 2:20am - #179799 

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rofl

the guy in the Geo must not have been paying attention 'cuz he was 40yrds back & you're not gonna tell me that an oil truck can stop faster than a geo. maybe it wasn't his time to go.
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spaztikid May 18, 3:46am - #179800 
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jp... but thats some crazy shit to see.
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Erick May 18, 6:43am - #179801 

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wow.. that sounds like something you'd see in a movie.. good thing no one seemed to be too hurt... those darn dogs angry thumbsdown

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Eman May 18, 6:50am - #179802 

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yea my pops got into one last sat day car is totaled the guy ruined his chasy on impact...i woke up at 8 30 in the morning heard my mom say ur dad and accident flew out of my bed and drove like mad to get there...was bout to beat the shti out of the other driver

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robare99 May 21, 4:07pm - #179803 

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Crazy, oh well at least the car is all ready to be hauled away! Maybe he can get a discount since he loaded it himself.
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CeLlYgT04 May 21, 4:12pm - #179804 

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LOL, that's crazy
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