I Survived a Car Crash

We have been given a second chance 4,367 People

    When I was 13 my Mom gave the neighbor boy

    and myself a ride to high school on her way to work. We were in hit by a semi, it was oncoming going the opposite way and it turned from the far side of the highway, cut in front of us. As we swerved to miss it, it hit the front and right side of our car. We went across the...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    1 Response Jul 27, 2015

    i have crashed sev, over the yrs,

    hit cow, dear, was rear ened and others buti still here
    mrtbear1954 mrtbear1954
    56-60, M
    Sep 18, 2015

    I've had one car crash,

    and it happened about two years ago. I had just left the grocery store, and I was within three miles of my house. My wife was in the passenger's seat. A vehicle in the other lane was stopped, waiting to turn. A girl driving a Nissan Pathfinder in his lane was driving too fast...
    Jononymous Jononymous
    26-30, M
    1 Response Feb 21

    Well this wasn't as serious

    as most people see them as but its a funny story now. So I worked at a nursery and out doors store with a bunch of mechanics, and my manager was the funniest of them all. He was the type of guy to be hugging holly trees ( for those that don't know that really freakin hurts...
    layneMac layneMac
    18-21, M
    Sep 16, 2015

    My aunt and I were driving around,

    and a drunk driver hit our car when we were going down a hill. I was probably about 13 years old so I was in the passenger seat. The car flipped off of the road and rolled a bunch of times while the drunk driver than swerved off the road and shoved us into a tree. The car was...
    Oldestof7 Oldestof7
    18-21, F
    1 Response Apr 18

    I've actually been in two serious accidents,

    and one fender bender. One time another car crashed into my from behind, and the second time I hit some black ice and ended up in a ditch. Thankfully, I've suffered no major injuries from them. Thank you guardian angel!
    TheRedTie TheRedTie
    31-35, M
    Jan 16

    the first time I crashed I saw it coming

    and it gave me time to hold on so I don't shake around to much so when we crashed I didn't even move and my adrenaline was pumping so hard I yelled out let's do that **** again
    itsprettylit itsprettylit
    18-21, M
    1 Response Dec 3, 2015

    I was hit by a car when I was around 9.

    Came out with minor injuries. Luck was on my side during that moment, it could've been worse! :).
    ThroughTheLookiingGlass ThroughTheLookiingGlass
    18-21, F
    Nov 2, 2015

    I was riding my honda cbr 600rr

    and I was stopped at a light and as I started going a guy blew his red light and hit the back of my motorcycle and sent me 30 feet landed on my right knee and then my head.. I ended up with a broken rib my right knee was broken and my left elbow was broke everyone told me that...
    hockeyplayer16 hockeyplayer16
    18-21, M
    Oct 31, 2015

    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
    1 Response Jun 19, 2012

    I have been hit 24 times!

    First was head on while parked in front of our house! Drunk teen going 60 mph! I was only driving in two car accidents!
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    2 Responses Feb 15

    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

    i was 7 years old in the car was my mother my

    youngest sister and me , a drunken driver drove on both sides of the streets and my mother tried to don't get in his way, but she couldn't control the car after that and we crashed in a tree, my mother sprained hand, my little sister was okay and i had a head wound the rescue...
    sundina sundina
    26-30, F
    1 Response Oct 30, 2015

    When I was maybe 12 or

    so me and my older sister got into a near fatal car accident, & by the grace of God we both survived with only minor injuries. We were on our way home from visiting our grandmother at the hospital when we were rear ended by an SUV. I had been sitting in the passenger seat with...
    beyondrepair321 beyondrepair321
    26-30, F
    1 Response Sep 15, 2015

    I was 2 and my mum and I were living in Iceland

    and she had to drive through some mountains. so she was driving at a kinda fast speed when we hit a big bump and landed in a ditch and the car was upside down it was crazy
    AmyPond11th AmyPond11th
    16-17, F
    1 Response Jul 29, 2015

    When i was 15 , my friend had an old beat up

    Russian sedan. Lada 1200 :). So we drove to the middle of nowhere. 6 idiotic teenagers, and rolled it over at 50 miles an hour. On purpose... It ended up upside down, we panicked because it's difficult to find the door handle if you flipped over. We made it out with minor...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Sep 17, 2015

    4 days ago on Monday,

    November 17th 2014 at around 7pm, I survived my first car crash. I was driving with my boyfriend to dinner in a town about an hour away, when I lost control on some black ice. I started going over the yellow line and just about drove off a bank. I overcorrected to the right...
    dazzlemeforever dazzlemeforever
    22-25, F
    1 Response Nov 22, 2014

    As opposed to an experience

    where people post about how they didn't survive a car crash?
    Shade33 Shade33
    18-21, M
    1 Response May 12, 2015

    I was in a really bad car crash.

    I've gone global with my story as they can't understand how I survived. 5 years on on Tuesday I thought it would be nice to talk to someone who's been through the same. I'm still getting help even now
    candy818 candy818
    41-45, F
    1 Response Sep 16, 2015

    Broke my T3 vertebrae in 2000.

    Very greatful that that's all it was. There was one fatality after a year. If I never had a seat belt I would be either paralyzed or dead.
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    May 6, 2015

    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
    70+
    13 Responses Jan 7, 2010

    It was three years ago next week.

    I was out with friends at home in Cornwall and it was dark. The car just went out of control. I was sitting in the back and I had my belt on. My friend Lorna didn't have her seat belt on properly and it didn't hold her. Her head whipped forward and her body stayed still almost...
    Two6676 Two6676
    18-21, F
    1 Response Jan 15

    A Number of Them The first one i remember was

    about 1959. After work and i was riding shotgun. I think the driver fell asleep but he said he flinched when a pebble hit the windshield. The car drifted off the highway and sideswiped a lamp post and tumbled down the embankment landing up-side-down. I was unconscious for a bit...
    CFOM CFOM
    70+, M
    2 Responses Jan 26

    It was a couple of years ago.

    .... So I was picked up by my friend's older brother and my friend and her other older bro were also in the car. Since our neighborhood is fairly close to the local middle and high schools we go to, we didnt have our seatbelts on. When I drive home with my own brothers (which is...
    neonsweaters neonsweaters
    16-17, F
    Jun 11, 2015

    Two of them where I could probably really

    consider it as having truly survived. The first happened when I was 13. My sister was driving with a couple of other people in the car. I was in the back seat with one of my friends. We were driving along a two lane road in an old Volkswagon bug. There is a difference of opinion...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Nov 25, 2015

    After reading the experiences here I don't know

    why I lived. I am sorry for all who have survived but faced injuries, lost forever, or lost someone in an accident. Here is my story... It was a beautiful day on the highway, I was in a Ford f 250 with a trailer of wood. I was going about 50-55 miles (don't remember the exact...
    thehappyrancher thehappyrancher
    26-30, M
    1 Response Jun 19, 2015

    I think I was three years old.

    Mum and I were on the bus and I was in my pram. All of a sudden, the world is the wrong way up. I don't remember what happened next, but I remember a woman in a uniform asking me if I was hurt. I insisted she give my doll a plaster. Apparently, a taxi had crashed into the bus.
    JustyIsCupcake JustyIsCupcake
    13-15, M
    1 Response Jan 31

    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

    It was serious but it wasnt death.

    We were going to the pool. We were driving in a Chevy captiva, and my dad was driving. We're a big family so we were comfy but crammed. I was visiting my cousins so it was in a small town, and there werent any good pools where they lived, and as a result, we decided to go to a...
    nightskybluelights nightskybluelights
    18-21, F
    1 Response Jul 21, 2015

    About 35 years ago during a span of 12 years I

    was in 5 crashes that totaled the cars I was in. All of them were either not my fault or not my friends fault. Some people even told me I was "a jinx" and didn't want to ride with me or want me to ride with them. The worst one was one day before Mt. St. Helens erupted, I...
    Golondrinas Golondrinas
    56-60, M
    1 Response Nov 11, 2015

    Me and my brother were in an accident 4 days

    ago July 29th 2014, we wanted to go to chick fil a for lunch about 5 mins down the road we came to an intersection and it all changed..we were tboned at 50mph at a 35 mph zone he hit on my side I was driving I was knocked out on impact our car spun out and hit a tree I woke up I...
    ChandlerTitus1 ChandlerTitus1
    18-21, F
    1 Response Aug 2, 2014

    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

    I hit black ice. Hit the side of a mountain

    and landed on the roof.... truck was only 2 weeks old.
    4eversmiles 4eversmiles
    41-45, F
    2 Responses May 16, 2015

    On the way from or my grandmother house a drunk

    driver hit us. My mother was driving and the drunk driver ran the stop sign and hit us. We all survived the crash me , my mother and my sister and my brothers
    Anthony2400 Anthony2400
    22-25, M
    Jan 31

    A very minor one that fractured my entire body

    when I was 10 years old. It was ridiculously minor that got amplified on me because I have brittle bones disease. It was raining heavily, I removed my seatbelt because we pulling up to park when someone lost control and slammed into my side of the car causing the door and dash...
    legendgirl legendgirl
    18-21, F
    1 Response Aug 5, 2014

    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
    3 Responses Dec 30, 2012

    And wonder the purpose

    for me doing so.
    1niceguy4u 1niceguy4u
    51-55, M
    2 Responses Sep 16, 2015

    my accident was pretty bad.

    ..on my way to work a few years ago when they think i blacked out. my car rolled hit the curb, smashed a bollard out of the ground and rolled my car into a pharmacy. i broke 3 ribs and had a collapsed lung. Thankfully i was okay but spent a couple weeks in hospital. It even...
    shecanonlydream shecanonlydream
    26-30, F
    1 Response Jan 29

    So i was with my mom

    and we were on a main road in our town not a highway . I was drawing and a dude sped up into us sending us into 2 other cars. I went forward and my seatbelt locked so i didn't go flying through the windshield. My mom got a bruise from hitting the steering wheel and i got a cut...
    greasergirl2000 greasergirl2000
    13-15, F
    Oct 20, 2015

    it was less of a car crash it was more of car

    getting shot up and totalled and me getting flung out of the car
    zombiehide zombiehide
    22-25, M
    1 Response Oct 7, 2015

    Back in July of last year my wife

    and I were coming back from Sam's club when we were involved in a terrible car accident if we haven't been in our new car we would have died and I would not have met all the special friends I have on here
    Bill19641111 Bill19641111
    51-55, M
    1 Response Apr 23, 2015

    Barrel rolling through a guard rail

    and an electric fence was not very fun at sixteen.
    Draconc89 Draconc89
    26-30, M
    Sep 17, 2015

    I survived a head on collision in the

    Mississippi delta. It happened some 10+ years ago. I have difficulty speaking about it and may write more about it later. My sense of well being was shattered but I survived. A blessing from God. My car rolled several times. I may write more later. It was a devastating...
    oobiedoobie oobiedoobie
    51-55, M
    2 Responses May 16, 2015

    I was in a car crash

    and I've lost almost all the feelings in my legs. Might not get them back too. I can't even write properly anymore.
    RaisedByTheWolves RaisedByTheWolves
    13-15, F
    2 Responses Dec 22, 2014

    caused by myself , shameful to admit I did

    panic once and not hit stop. thankfully a snow bank was there or it would of been s tree I hit. first time driving stick shift..haha
    Cocrispy Cocrispy
    22-25, M
    Jan 29

    It happened a few months ago.

    Me, my dad, my brother and sisters got hit pretty bad by some drunk driver. My older sister Marissa wasn't so lucky, she sadly died from blood loss and head wounds...
    XxShadeStriker XxShadeStriker
    18-21, M
    Mar 13

    yesterday morning i was on my way to school,

    when my front right tire went onto the shoulder of the road, i tried to get it back on the road but then my car got pulled into a ditch and rolled 3 times, taking out alot of corn. Not a single window shattered on me and i walked out at the scene. my car is totaled but i lived...
    nevergiveupdarling nevergiveupdarling
    16-17, F
    1 Response Sep 25, 2015

    I walked away from a rollover relatively

    unscathed. There was a large piece of wood in the road up ahead and it seemed too large to just run over, so I decided to swerve around it, into the passing lane. Going 60 mph, the car lost traction somewhat and began to skid toward oncoming traffic, and I definitely didn't...
    holdinontoblackmetal holdinontoblackmetal
    26-30, F
    Aug 2, 2015

    Two years ago, my big sisters friend was

    driving us home from dancing and as I'm looking out the window I hear them both yell/scream and before I know it, another car had smashed into the front of our car. (They didn't see us) then my sister passes out and we think she is dead so I scream as loud as I can to try to...
    Primay01 Primay01
    13-15, F
    Jan 29

    April 22nd 2015 I was in a head on collision,

    which resulted in a crushed knee cap in 4 places and a broken ankle. I had to have surgery 2 days after the wreck and I now have screws in my knee and a plate and screws in my ankle. I've never had to depend on people to help me, but now I can't do anything on my own and it's...
    karriganrebekah karriganrebekah
    18-21, F
    Jun 7, 2015

    Today is the 10 year anniversary of the big

    crash that I had which I probably shouldn't have survived. I reminded myself that I should be thankful for these 10 years that I have had.
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Dec 16, 2015

    2 days ago I totaled a mustang by rear-ending a

    yukon.... 50mph to 0 in .5 seconds... guess im lucky to be alive....
    scoobyt scoobyt
    22-25, M
    2 Responses Nov 22, 2015

    I heard a noise unlike any other,

    it was a frightening combination of shattering glass, crunching metal and grinding rock. It lasted only a fraction of a second as the draining momentum hurled the now seemingly weightless vehicle back upright as gravity pulled it back to the pavement. It felt like a dream, or...
    imjustthatgirl66 imjustthatgirl66
    18-21, F
    3 Responses Apr 23, 2015
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