I Had a Bad Car Wreck

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    Today....

    My friend (she was driving) and I were going to Target to go shopping for bathing suits.  We were on a bridge and there was this car in our lane that had it's caution lights on and was at a stop.  So, we slowed to a stop and put our blinker on to switch lanes.  We...
    oliveoil2007 oliveoil2007
    18-21, F
    1 Response Mar 26, 2008
    WaitmanBR WaitmanBR
    46-50, M
    Oct 27, 2015

    Flying. Crashing.

     "People are all over the world telling their one dramatic story and how their life has turned into getting over this one event. Now their lives are more about the past than their future.When you understand that what you're telling is just a story. It isn't happening...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    1 Response Nov 11, 2008

    Me and my two bestfriends were headed to church,

    we were going to get my friend Skyler to go with us(he lived in the country) were were leaving and I noticed Ally(driver) started to speed up a bit about 50 I told her to slow down because there was some really bad washboards up ahead of us. She didn't listen to me and we went...
    Serie Serie
    18-21, F
    Mar 10, 2014

    This was forever ago.

    .. My sister had just turned 16 and it was time for her to get her first car. My dad was buying it for her, so I rode with him and her to get it. We went and bought it, some kind of Audi, I forget. But it was also a manual transmission car, and my sister was new to that type of...
    Nateindenver Nateindenver
    31-35, M
    Jun 28, 2014

    I Was A Stupid Teenager

    When I was a teenager we used to go out along the powerlines and off-road in our friends big Dodge truck. The lines are a dirt/gravel road that goes on for miles. Normally, it being Washington, the road is more mud than dirt or gravel. With mud gripping the tires you can get a...
    Trestia Trestia
    41-45, F
    1 Response Dec 2, 2011

    I broke up with this girl.

    I did it very nicely, and I just didn't want to hang out with her anymore. Honestly, she just wasn't very classy, and that was the big reason. She actually said this to my best friend at the time; because she was upset at me for not making her my girlfriend. "Hi, I'm...
    Nateindenver Nateindenver
    31-35, M
    1 Response Jun 28, 2014

    2 Year Anniversary...

    This New Years Eve will be my 2 year car crash anniversary...I'm not looking forward to it, and I feel as though I am unable to drive on New Year's Eve... Now, I am thankful for the fact that I am alive and that car accident was a big wake up call for me. My car accident...
    SecretLies SecretLies
    22-25, F
    Dec 28, 2007
    catlynmarrie catlynmarrie
    16-17, F
    Feb 19, 2015

    Today I Got T-Boned By A Truck.

    Me and my mother were driving out of the shell station (a gas station) when out of the corner of my eye i saw a truck come towards our car, squealing tires, then crash! All because the idiot ran a red light and was changing his radio. All i could think about was the fact i almost...
    Caitlinsmith1636 Caitlinsmith1636
    18-21, F
    1 Response Mar 19, 2013

    Four days ago it all changed.

    Read my story on my profile called I survived a car wreck my injuries consisted of, concussion broken back, crushed uterus, all ribs bruised, face damage and broken pinky.
    ChandlerTitus1 ChandlerTitus1
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Aug 2, 2014
    1losthope 1losthope
    22-25, F
    3 Responses Jan 8, 2015

    Close

    I was crossing the highway on foot because i didnt have a car at the time a car hit me he reversed i fell to the ground i lost my front two teeth i couldnt walk well for weeks on august 2012 i got my first car i had many minor accidents nothing truly horrifying but two weeks ago...
    Jan 19, 2013

    Not Again!!

    OMG!!! Here I was stopped @ a red light and I looked in my rear view mirror and saw it coming. The car coming up behind me was not going to stop, so I braced for impact which is a no no. A Honda civic slammed into my crew cab Chevy silerado. Needless to say I sat in my truck in...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    May 23, 2010

    3 So Far.....

    3 really bad ones (not counting minor fender benders), and, hopefully that's it.  In the last one, I was only the passenger; but my pal who was driving, had to be cut out of the car and shattered the bones in both of his legs from the knees down.  As for me, a few badly...
    spungirl spungirl
    26-30, F
    1 Response Dec 28, 2007

    About 2 Month Ago.

    me, my twin brother, and one of our best friends were driving to a friends house for a cook out. our friend had told us the high way was backed up, so we took the back way. we followed behind a few cars, and as we were going over a hill, the car infront of us slammed their brakes...
    lunaopal lunaopal
    18-21
    1 Response Sep 1, 2010

    I was headed through the stop sign

    and cross traffic had no stop. I would've made it except if I'd kept going straight, except I decided at the last minute to hang a left. so I let off the accelerator and tilted the wheel. another car T- boned my mustang doing sixty MPH and sent me spinning into a ditch. I woke...
    mierdamundo mierdamundo
    31-35
    1 Response Jun 30, 2014

    The Old Highway

    So there are 2 highways.  An old one and a "new" one.  The new one was built about 80 years ago, (and about 2 miles north of the old one) in anticipation of expansion.  The old highway was just not safe for the volume of cars expected in the future...
    MadRavrrrr MadRavrrrr
    31-35, M
    Dec 4, 2008

    Semi Vs. Saturn

    In October I was driving back to college after dark.  I had just crossed over a large bridge and was heading up a hill (there is a sign there that says trucks must use right two lanes) I was in the second lane from the right as we approached the sign.  I had just...
    CloserToFine CloserToFine
    22-25, F
    Jul 19, 2008

    I Lost a Friend and I Almost Died

    On September 23, 1975 I was in a bad car accident were my 18 year girlfriend was dead on the scene and I was almost killed. I spent the whole day doing laundry at my bosses house. My boy friend  and I lived in apartment above a bar.I went into the bar and asked him to help...
    candyapple565 candyapple565
    56-60
    1 Response May 15, 2009
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