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While driving in San Diego one day with my two friends in the car. We were making a left onto one of the main roads when a drunk driver ran a red and hit us in his blue toyota camry... He hit my driver side rear wheel causing it to flex about 34 degrees . My friend who was sleeping had her head propped against the window in the back driver side seat. When we were hit the car lost control for about 2 seconds and then the cars Traction assistance took control... we didnt even spin. As soon as the car was stopped and parked. the police arrived and the drunk driver was taken away. my friend who had been sitting in the back seat had only bumped her head. I know that if I had been in a Honda Civic or a mustang, my friend would have been seriously injured possibly killed. The collision specialist concluded that he struck the car at about 60 miles an hour (way above the 35 mph) mind you. And hit the car.... After Paying 2000 dollars in repairs to my subframe, recutting of steal and fabrication, new Suspension all around, and new paint. I can hapily say I was in one of the safest cars in the world.
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While driving in San Diego one day with my two friends in the car. We were making a left onto one of the main roads when a drunk driver ran a red and hit us in his blue toyota camry... He hit my driver side rear wheel causing it to flex about 34 degrees . My friend who was sleeping had her head propped against the window in the back driver side seat. When we were hit the car lost control for about 2 seconds and then the cars Traction assistance took control... we didnt even spin. As soon as the car was stopped and parked. the police arrived and the drunk driver was taken away. my friend who had been sitting in the back seat had only bumped her head. I know that if I had been in a Honda Civic or a mustang, my friend would have been seriously injured possibly killed. The collision specialist concluded that he struck the car at about 60 miles an hour (way above the 35 mph) mind you. And hit the car.... After Paying 2000 dollars in repairs to my subframe, recutting of steal and fabrication, new Suspension all around, and new paint. I can hapily say I was in one of the safest cars in the world.

gladyou areok, was this in your c class?
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Anyone got t-boned at 60mph won't live to tell the story. With only $2000 in repair bill, your car is "scratched" sideway.


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While driving in San Diego one day with my two friends in the car. We were making a left onto one of the main roads when a drunk driver ran a red and hit us in his blue toyota camry... He hit my driver side rear wheel causing it to flex about 34 degrees . My friend who was sleeping had her head propped against the window in the back driver side seat. When we were hit the car lost control for about 2 seconds and then the cars Traction assistance took control... we didnt even spin. As soon as the car was stopped and parked. the police arrived and the drunk driver was taken away. my friend who had been sitting in the back seat had only bumped her head. I know that if I had been in a Honda Civic or a mustang, my friend would have been seriously injured possibly killed. The collision specialist concluded that he struck the car at about 60 miles an hour (way above the 35 mph) mind you. And hit the car.... After Paying 2000 dollars in repairs to my subframe, recutting of steal and fabrication, new Suspension all around, and new paint. I can hapily say I was in one of the safest cars in the world.
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Man, happy you alive and your friend is too, but you cannot put a price tag on a car!! life is just to important for that!!!

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^I think you mean you cannot put a price tag on life...

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man. got any pics? i want to know how that looked... i mean, 60mph directly on the side? kind of hard to imagine u only have to slap down 2000..... REALLY hard.

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