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I Survived a Car Crash

We have been given a second chance 542 People

    Apirl 21 2007

    I dont like talking about it anymore edit* i dont like typing the whole thing out and would like forget about it, so heres my dry version did 45 into a concrete barrier fractured wrist and ribs,PTSD followed, life changed, started smoking pot to avoid the nightmeres,dumped my...
    chicago88 chicago88 18-21 1 Response Aug 22, 2008

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    I was going home one night

    and street racers got into my lane and hit me. there was no way to turn or stop. they were going so fast that if any variable changed like what car I was in or anything- I'd be dead. the driver with me is going to need back surgery because of it, and it looks like I don't need...
    BulletproofFuture BulletproofFuture 13-15, T 1 Response Jun 21

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    blondemelody blondemelody 16-17, F Feb 4

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    Greiving The Loss Of Me.

    On Dec 9th 2009, I was in a near fatal car accident. I skidded on black ice, causing my sidekick/tracker to crash into a 18 wheeler. Broke my right eye, nose, bone at the base of my skull, 7 ribs (fracturing the rest), back and front of my pelvis, right hip, both femurs, left...
    Vehicleaccidentrecovery Vehicleaccidentrecovery 36-40, F 2 Responses Dec 1, 2013

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    Learner's Page Read ...

    As is the sharp edge of a new knife,so came that car crash in someone's life.Blue Ambassador ~ the Birthday gift was once all promises n rife,  In some moments snatched someones' daughter, sister, mother n wife.Whatever be the case, me won't indulge in either - be it fife or...
    mejj mejj 36-40, F 8 Responses Sep 5, 2013

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    The Lost Get Found

    I apologize in advance for grammar. I wanted to get this out asap. I was coming back from a friend's house driving through Angeles Crest Big Tujunga Canyon Road. I asked God to reveal himself in my life and break me down because I'm at a crossroads in my life. I asked Him also...
    ThatStarbucksBarista ThatStarbucksBarista 18-21, M Jan 22, 2011

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    How In The Hell Am I Not Dead??

    It was 3 am or a little after, I climbed into my work truck told my crew I would get ahold of them later on to see if we had jobs to catch or not. A routine thing I do everytime I leave the yard. I always tell my guys see ya tomorrow and be safe traveling home. So I pulled out...
    bstraw84 bstraw84 26-30 1 Response Apr 15, 2012

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    Aftermath Of A Crash For The Ones Left Behind

    I was only 9 months old when my parents went 2 a xmas party on xmas eve.I ne3ver got the chance 2grow up with my parents.They never made it home that night.They were in an accident on the way home and my mum was killed straight away,my dad died shortly after in the ambulance.The...
    kim111 kim111 12697 13 Responses Jan 7, 2010

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    So back in 2009, I was peacefully driving to

    Wal-Mart to buy some clothes. Just a normal drive in heavy traffic. So I’m just sitting there yawning, turning on the radio and flipping through stations until I found something good to listen to, you know? So I’m near the area where that Wal-Mart is and the traffic is just...
    PsychoKinetic PsychoKinetic 22-25, M 1 Response Mar 11

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    I was driving a 2008 v8 mustang,

    so obviously I thought I was cool. My friend had a cobalt so we decided to race. It had rained the night before, so the roads were still damp. We were racing, going about 120 miles an hour. I went around a curve too fast and started spinning out of control. That's the last I...
    AnyaIzabella AnyaIzabella 18-21, F Dec 9, 2013

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    My friend was driving,

    hydroplanes going around a corner and drifted around a I haul truck between a telephone pole and slammed into the back of the truck. Totaled his car an I almost lost my legs, if he had hit the truck about a foot forward i would only have to my knee caps.
    persononinternet persononinternet 16-17, M 1 Response Jan 11

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    Against The Odds

    My roommate and I were on our way home from my parents farm late one night when we totaled my car. First let me give so background on myself. I have raced my entire life everything from drag to drift I'm the guy most everyone trust when they ride with. I don't drink and drive and...
    Concrete28 Concrete28 26-30 4 Responses Nov 3, 2013

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    I'm Alive? I'm Alive!

    A week ago I was in the passenger seat of my friend's car, he was just simply dropping me home from his house but on that turn onto that street changed my psychological life forever. It's a long drive from his house to mine so I fell asleep after a little while. When I awoke I...
    linevine linevine 22-25, M Jun 19, 2012

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    Guardian Angel Worked Overtime

    I'm so grateful to be alive. Last night, I was driving home to Waynesville when I almost missed my exit to Clinton due to poor lightening of the area and my thinking to myself. I over corrected the wheel losing control of the car, span at 60+ miles, rolled over three times...
    KrystalMN KrystalMN 18-21, F Aug 12, 2013

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    Just Happened Today January 10th A Little Before 12pm Plus Yesterday My Husband Lost His Sister.

    i had to take my husband some place, it was him me and our two toddler boys. on our way home we took nickerson there is a bridge you have to go over, we were going over it, seen this blazer turning from a side road i am not for sure if she even stoped for the stop sign, well she...
    sweetgirl49022 sweetgirl49022 26-30, F 5 Responses Jan 10, 2011

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    Getting Real Help After A Car Accident

    I was in a car accident last year and luckily I was not hurt. But my friend who was driving got hurt severely since we got hit on the driver side. We were in a 2006 camry and we were hit by a big Ram truck. My friend broke her leg and fractured her neck. We got in touch with the...
    shalin89 shalin89 26-30, M Mar 23, 2013

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    Memorial Day 2009

     Last monday I was driving at 4:50 AM from my boyfriends house (long story short his mom wasn't awake to ask if I could stay, so I went home to be polite). It's about a 10 mile drive and I know the route very well. I remember the fork in the road where I ...
    AteBitDinosore AteBitDinosore 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 14, 2009

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    Spun Out Across 5 Lanes of Freeway Traffic.

    I was on my way to help a friend puppy shop yesterday at around 1 30 PM... I was on 280 S, crossing the 7th St exit in the fast lane when I saw something on the road and tried to avoid it and moved a little to the right at 75 mph, my car somehow swerved towards the left...
    thedirtymak thedirtymak 18-21, F 6 Responses Oct 19, 2008

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    Jaw Reconstruction Surgery Isnt Fun

    this took place january of 2010. i was 15 and a sophomore at Mesa High School. my friend was picking me up from a volleyball game i was just playing at my HS. it was homecoming and one of my teammates was hosting a party at her house. she lived with her father and he was in...
    CharlieMaeTaylor CharlieMaeTaylor 18-21, F 2 Responses May 28, 2013

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    Cheating Death On The Road Severally

    I was recently involved in my 4th Road accident in less than 2years. A pedestrian dashed across the rd suddenly and I missed him by a whisker. The problem is that as that as I tried to evade him, the vehicle swerved wildly and rolled fiercely into a ditch. Amazingly, neither me...
    supermashuhuri supermashuhuri 26-30 1 Response Jul 25, 2011

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    I Am Worth Surviving?

    16th December my friends and i decided to go for a drive in the middle of the night..i was driving and there were 10 people including me in the car. it was an i20. the car toppled and we were all hurt. not even a scratch to the three guys who were there and others minor hurts...
    Kiararidz Kiararidz 18-21, F Feb 11, 2013

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    Crashed my car on a university fence last

    January 2013 the front of the car was badly damaged and i was 1 inch to death.. I almost hit a post. I wasnt even drunk But i had too much caffein. A car tried to get behind me but his timing is a fail and the car from the opposite lane was about to collide with him so he cut in...
    Givenchic Givenchic 18-21, F 3 Responses Jun 18

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    "My Bully" was driving my car,

    even though I disapproved and he was going to fast on a slippery, snow covered road. The car slammed into a utility pole. I could of been injured or killed that day. "My Bully" had to go to court for damage to the utility pole! He never bother me after that!
    2j2g 2j2g 56-60, M 1 Response Mar 8

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    Back in November of 2013,

    I was involved in a car crash, on a back lane in Wales and this is what happened. I was driving up and around a hill, when a car was coming the over way and i didn't stop in time and we had a head on collision. I was badly hurt within the collision, and i remember the police...
    ktd0987 ktd0987 18-21, M 1 Response Jun 18

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    Last night. I had to get to hospital

    for a injury, info in another study. So I called a taxi. This was in the dead of night.
    samlengend samlengend 18-21, M Dec 24, 2013

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    Did He Just Run That Red Light?

    Monday, April 1st, I left my home for work at about 5:45 am. I stopped at the local Quick Check convenience store for a pack of smokes. I ended up having to drive the back way through my neighborhood to get to the Garden State Parkway. This route would only have me going...
    Wingrider1970 Wingrider1970 41-45 2 Responses Apr 3, 2013

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    Young & Dumb

    I was 20 yrs old. Worked 4 the Y.A.C.C. in shaver lake Ca. We worked 4 10 hour days at the time, so it was fri morning June 20th, 1980, at around 3:30 am. Me & my best friend had been drinking at ducys lodge in basslake. Then I drove 20 miles only to fall asleep at the wheel...
    rdyer rdyer 46-50, M 1 Response Dec 26, 2009

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    Car Incident

    My big cousin was driving us to our holiday camp. And there were drink drivers on the wrong lane. (The one we were driving on). As we go to there lane to pass them, another car comes so we have no choice. All 3 cars crash with our car mostly damaged. Everyone else in my car has a...
    ellz0569 ellz0569 13-15, F Aug 14, 2013

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    Crash At 65mph

    I was 8 when a driver fell asleep at the wheel and accelerated right into me at 65. It hit in my thigh and pelvic area and sent me straight into a brick wall. I was still kept awake by self survival when I couldn't feel my legs which was terrifying by then the pain hit. I looked...
    Quadamputee Quadamputee 18-21, M 1 Response Jul 21, 2013

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    The Day Jesus Held Me...

    It was a cold eerie morning, black ice all over the road, a family of four in there car with the parents taking them to school. The kids were being not listening to their parents as they did not have their seat belts on, "Sit down, put your seatbelts on now" yells the distraught...
    shainamarie90 shainamarie90 18-21 Oct 12, 2011

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    No Seat Belt Was Good Luck - This Once.

    It was seven in the morning after a party when I was seventeen. A school acquaintance set off for a drive because my best friend and his best friend wanted some privacy. He drove us to the top of a hill and we got out and walked around. Then back down the hill on a narrow road...
    Josephine Josephine 41-45, F 3 Responses Aug 17, 2008

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    Twice So Far

    I agree and really feel that you are given a second or third chance because you are supposed to achieve or do something important for you or others. When I was 15 I was cycling home with a friend and at a junction three cars passed me on my side and to this day I swear I...
    cosmicpete cosmicpete 46-50, M 2 Responses Jan 6, 2010

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    When Life Decides To Prove A Point

    I was driving on the freeway shortly after it had rained doing about 65 when I hydroplaned and lost control, spun out and smacked a couple times against the guard rail. I was thinking about some weird stuff that entire drive like "would i be satisfied with what I've done" or...
    aaronflynn aaronflynn 22-25 May 27, 2013

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    My Bud To Infinity And Beyond

    He was my best friend. I loved him for as long as I could remember. I fell in love with him. I lost him. His mom gave me his journals. I learned he fell in love with me too. This is a poem I wrote for him a year after it all happened. It's a little insight into what I was feeling...
    BellaRoma64 BellaRoma64 18-21, F Oct 27, 2011

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    I Owe God Everything....

    This literally just happened like 4 hours ago. My mom picked me up around 8 from my work, Burger King, and we were driving home. She looked in her rearview mirror and noticed this guy was driving dangerously fast. She put her blinker on to get over into the next lane when all of...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jan 8, 2012

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    It Was Bad

    one morning i got up to get ready for work my friend asked me about 10 times to take him to physical therapy so after i was ready we jumped into my car it was a quiet journey it always is as me are him dont like talking in the morning after i dropped him of i was going to go...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses May 31, 2011

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    I was a baby in the womb

    and almost wasn't born but I survived ^_^
    vividdreamer97 vividdreamer97 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 23

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    My dad had oral surgery yesterday.

    I was driving him and my mom home from the dentist, 20 minutes from home, when it began to storm. The sky darkened and I was unable to tell where the road ended and the soft shoulder began. I pulled into the slow lane and reduced my speed. The next thing I knew my tire had left...
    ldrubin ldrubin 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 16

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    Fate

    last year i was out at my mates house, drinking beers, smoking some reefers and having a laugh, we decided to go out in our friends car for some cruising time (he was sober) we drove around for half an hour and i kept insisting that we met up with another one of our friends who...
    brightlight123 brightlight123 18-21 3 Responses Dec 18, 2008

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    I Shouldn't Have Survived...

    Two weeks ago I was in a terrible car accident that I caused do to my own negligence and distractions. After having taken a rather stressful test in a class at school, I had picked up my best friend, and we decided to go out and blow off some steam. We went to a nice club where I...
    Student4Life Student4Life 22-25, M 4 Responses Nov 28, 2011

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    I was 9 years old, ridding in our Ford Aerostar

    mini can. Just my mom, I & older brother. My brother & I were in he second row of seating. I was seated next to the sliding door, with my belt buckled, my brother was W/out his belt on. The impact to the door I was by forced the window frame to gash my forehead. I required 40...
    taiterz taiterz 26-30, M 2 Responses Mar 11

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    Rollover In Florida.

    Today, about 5 hrs ago, I was in a severe car crash on my way to work. Drivers in my area have a high tendency of making sudden & complete stops during traffic for no apparent reason. As my luck would have it the car I crashed in was just bought on wednesday. When the driver in...
    Greg94 Greg94 18-21, M 2 Responses Dec 30, 2012

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    Car Crash In February

    I was involved in a car crash on February 17th of this year. From the witness report I was going over 90mph. My vehicle hit a pole and split in half. The only injury I recieved was a laceration on my head. (As seen on my profile picture) I believe someone was protecting me that...
    ceevans4 ceevans4 26-30, M 2 Responses Sep 27, 2013

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    Not Too Out Of The Ordinary...

    It was 9 months ago when I got T-Boned at an intersection. It was the passenger side and luckily there was no one in it! But I did break my arm and leg and my Civic was totalled. Honestly the wreckage was so awful.... I'm so surprised it didn't come out worse. It was another...
    thepaskal thepaskal 26-30, M Mar 29, 2013

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    It said in your experiences

    that you survived a car crash, I can't find the description! I survived a tornado barely!
    2j2g 2j2g 56-60, M 1 Response Feb 10

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    Coping After A Car Crash

    Hi My name is Gracie. I'm 20 years old. Last year I was in a serious car accident including my car and a huge truck. My friend was driving the car and I was in the passenger seat. I was talking to my fiance at the time when the car hit my side. I woke up in hospital. I had head...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Feb 23, 2013

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    I Shouldn't Be Alive

    My ca r blew a tire at 60mph and flipped six times at some point I was ejected out the sunroof and then the car landed on me the catalytic converter was laying on my chest and I had fourth degree burns which means the bone burnt. I also broke my C2 and odontoid I was alert and...
    ohioblecky ohioblecky 36-40, M 2 Responses Nov 29, 2013

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    Sometimes I Think I Didnt

    It was fall of 2000. I was fresh out of Highschool, and fresh out of OSUT at the Ft. Benning School For Wayward Boys upon joining the Army National Guard the summer before. I got a job at at casino a 30 mile drive from my house and a brand new pickup truck, and a hot 17 year old...
    m1rock m1rock 31-35, M 2 Responses Sep 3, 2013

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    New Years Day

    It was new years day. I was driving back home alone from lunch with my mom and brother. I was too anxious to get home. It was pretty cold outside, cold enough to create black ice. I came up behind two slow moving cars. I decided, like an idiot, to speed around them. I hit the gas...
    toby2008guy toby2008guy 22-25, M 2 Responses Mar 4, 2013

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    Today. I thought I was going to die

    and a couple more feet of sliding I would have. I am a very experienced driver, I have frequently driven on race tracks for the past 12 years. If I didn't know how to drive I probably wouldn't have made it. It scared me so bad, everything in slow motion and I analyzed everything...
    DatCrazyCatLady DatCrazyCatLady 26-30, F 3 Responses Jun 19

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