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I Was In a Car Accident

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    I was on the receiving end of a hit-and-run car accident late last summer. A red truck swerved and pushed my car clean off the road. I didn't know it at the time, but the driver of...
    kindheart77 kindheart77 36-40, F 1 Response Jan 6

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    Perfectly Good Car... - Labor Day weekend in 1997. Heading southbound on I55 in a just-purchased 87 Cutlass Supreme 4-door, in incredibly excellent condition. I had purchased the...
    billybcgn25 billybcgn25 56-60, M 1 Response Mar 2, 2012

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    Driving In The Rain - I was in a car accident last August 2012, that was the day my life changed forever. Never in my wildest dreams could I've imagined this would happen to me. I...
    FragileSpine FragileSpine 31-35, F 2 Responses May 9, 2013

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    My Car Accident - Sometimes I wake up real early in the morning and I run out of cigs and a soda, and when that happens I usually drive up to the BP gas station that is...
    jtaylor5285 jtaylor5285 21-25, F 6 Responses Nov 13, 2006

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    I Was In Three Car Accident An One On My Bike - one night on my way home from work on my motor bike witch was a big chop er  i was hit head on by a tow truck a drunk driver...
    lespaulmarK lespaulmarK 36-40 6 Responses Mar 8, 2009

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    Today around noon I was in a car accident. Not badly hurt but the doctor said to take it easy. I will never trust the kid who was driving again to drive me places..
    CoralineKing CoralineKing 16-17, F 2 Responses Feb 25

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    I had my first car for about a week before I got into an accident. It was the scariest moment if my entire life. I was injured pretty badly from the accident and my car was totaled...
    ths2shllpss ths2shllpss 22-25, F 3 Responses Dec 30, 2013

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    I Was In A Car Accident - It was a little over a year ago, and what's driving me nuts is that the psychological damage just keeps getting worse.I was driving (I'm a new-ish driver...
    Pulchritudinous Pulchritudinous 18-21 2 Responses Jul 19, 2011

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    I Caused a Fatal Car Accident - I was in a car accident, July 2008.  It was a fatal accident and I was the cause.  It was a beautiful summer day and I was on my way to...
    melbell melbell 41-45 34 Responses Jun 1, 2009

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    On May 8 of 2000 I was in a car accident where no one could believe I survived my car flipped 2 times in the air and I shattered my eye socket fractured my skull in 7 places...
    Iveykathryn Iveykathryn 31-35, F 2 Responses Jan 12

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    So my car got totaled.i never thought I would ever have my car totaled.I guess what I'm trying to say is it could happen to anybody.i was forced to crawl from my car to the middle...
    Marwil4real Marwil4real 22-25, M Mar 21

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    cronin43 cronin43 46-50 Mar 14

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    Pedestrian Accident - On Feb 3 of this year my mom, sister and I were in a car accident. My mom was driving, I was in the passenger seat and my sister was in the back behind the...
    titancia titancia 26-30, F 8 Responses Mar 16, 2010

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    Alone, Lost Memory, and Totaled Car. - I'm from a small town (less than a mile wide) in western NY, but came to LA for film school. I drove out with my car - MY car, it wasn't a...
    deleted deleted 26-30 5 Responses May 18, 2009

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    I was 500 ft from my house I was with my dad and we were getting a ride from a friends house to our house. Now we are riding with a bad drunk but we thought he was alright at the...
    jeffsumm41 jeffsumm41 18-21, M 12 hrs ago

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    Damn Bus - okay i was on my way to pick up my friend to go to school. i was on a two way street and i see this big yellow bus inching to cross the street. i saw him look right and...
    Dreamer1387 Dreamer1387 19-21, F 3 Responses Nov 10, 2006

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    It was my fault. I rear ended someone and three cars were affected. Nobody was injured. I'm scared to death of getting sued. I'm scared to death of going to court for inattentive...
    joyouslyjoy joyouslyjoy 36-40 3 Responses Mar 25

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    Too drunk too stupid crashed my wrangler that thing was my baby. **** still hurts
    kim95164 kim95164 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 25

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    Christmas Eve Horrors - Warning, this is graphic. On Christmas Eve my husband of 6 months and I were heading out to my home town in the middle of the desert. We packed up the...
    nicothepotato nicothepotato 26-30, F 2 Responses Jan 10, 2013

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    Driving to school around 6:30 pm , I would've never thought my whole life would be changed in a instant. I seen head lights out of the corner of my eye. Before I could react , a...
    laredd laredd 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 8

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    Near Encounters Actually - A 40 foot container almost fell on top of our car. The truck driver took the corner to hard. A dude speeding through a narrow street with cars parked...
    LoveIsSublime LoveIsSublime 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 24, 2010

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    I am lucky to be alive the accident I was in I should have died and I wish I did.
    reneeswims reneeswims 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 24

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    AGAIN lol wth. Chick stops at a stop sign and backs up directly into me…. um. Usually, we go forward at stop signs. The incessant honking of my horn when I saw her reverse...
    thislittlejourney thislittlejourney 26-30, F Mar 23

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    Most Dangerous Road. - In the summer of '88 I was 18 and got a job with a family friend in a nearby town called Rio Vista. I lived in Fairfield at the time and the road connecting...
    krool1969 krool1969 41-45, M 2 Responses Jan 16, 2013

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    I was 8 months pregnant with my first and only child. I had an epileptic fit whilst I was travelling at 50mph and I swerved off the road rolled 3 times and landed in a ditch...
    sammyfallback sammyfallback 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 28

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    I was in a car accident. There were three of us in the car and my fiend was driving. I was sitting in the passenger seat so I had a great view of what was to come. As we slowed...
    persononinternet persononinternet 16-17, M Jan 12

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    Watch Out For That... - Today, I was in a car accident. For the last three or so weeks, I've been receiving driving lessons from one of my husband's friends. Today was the second...
    flower4life flower4life 26-30, F 13 Responses Jun 7, 2010

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    It was two years ago and it was probably only 9pm at the time. We were driving on the interstate in Mississippi to get home from a camping trip in Tennessee. Anyways, a drunk...
    Iredecence Iredecence 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 15

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    Surviver - I was in a car accident',on aug 15,08 i was coming home from work,i work in raymondville tx.and it happened in sebaatian texas,i had gotten in a car accident involving...
    survived survived 41-45 3 Responses Aug 7, 2009

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    August 27, 1994...12:26 A.m. - was the date and time of my car accident. I was in a Ford Mustang, a backseat passenger, a former co-worker of mine was driving, my husband was in...
    kieferluvr kieferluvr 36-40, F 2 Responses May 24, 2007

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    My story starts out when my step brother and i were going to seattle washington to go see my uncle. When a deer ran out on the freeway he slammed on the brakes and swerved to miss...
    Zacharytravis Zacharytravis 18-21 Mar 12

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    It Happens...because I'm A Moron - I decided to put up my own experience after reading a few on here, which I've found to be therapeutic. Last night, a little over 24 hours ago, I...
    azlit azlit 18-21, F 2 Responses Dec 28, 2012

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    Attention, Please? - Three years ago today, I was involved in a head-on car crash that forever changed my life. Painful treatments, meds, more treatments, inept lawyers...
    mysticflyer mysticflyer 51-55, M 6 Responses Dec 27, 2011

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    Mustache Ride Of Life - I am at the airport with my parents and we're waiting for our flight. I think they had woke me up too early. They're too excited for me and I'm scared and...
    PurpleGalaxyPenguin PurpleGalaxyPenguin 70+, F May 24, 2013

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    Why Do Bd Things Happen To Good People? - I sat in the ER until about 2:30, 2:45 I don't know somewhwere around there trying to convince the doctors I was fine and I wanted to go...
    teri58 teri58 51-55, F 8 Responses Feb 22, 2012

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    Just passing through a parking lot to get to my favorite sandwich spot when a man who passed a parking spot decides to back up and claim it. Ugh!
    Kroutt Kroutt 41-45, F 2 Responses Feb 28

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    Highway T-bone - Ok. So me and two buddies just rolled some nice handrolled cigarettes (just tobacco). We set out to cruize around and enjoy  these fine tobacco treats. That's...
    Sleepwalker Sleepwalker 19-21, M 4 Responses Oct 21, 2006

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    Almost 10 years ago now on the 8th of September 2004 I was in a near fatal car accident which has changed my life forever. I woke up that morning and made some breakfast while I...
    TOMMYG95 TOMMYG95 18-21, M Jan 3

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    I was in car accident with my mentally insane grandmother who at the time we didn't know she was. My mom made me go home with her from the hospital, we went home then went to the...
    JadaSN JadaSN 13-15, F 1 Response Dec 28, 2013

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    Running Into a Bus Is Not a Good Idea - I have only been in one accident, but it was one that changed my life in ways I couldn't have anticipated. A city bus had lost power on a...
    WittyOne WittyOne 46-50, F 3 Responses Jun 14, 2007

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    It Was Painful... - In June 2012 I was hit by a car on my way home. I was crossing the road and I guess I didn't see the car coming. It was horrible. The only thing I remember from...
    Paulinana Paulinana 16-17, F 4 Responses Nov 12, 2013

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    I have been in about 6/7 car accidents and I'm only 16. my worst accident I don't even remember. I was 12. some guy ran a stop sign and flipped our car. my brother and I were on...
    brown2306 brown2306 16-17, F 1 Response Jan 1

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    I am scarred for life. My mom is the worst driver ever and I'm scared every time We go anywhere an hour or more away. When I was about 8 and lived in Illinois at the time, my mom...
    iamj iamj 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 15

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    When I was 10 years old my mom brother sister and I were on our way to my grandparents house on Halloween when we were rear-ended by a drunk driver. I didn't understand the...
    missquietriot missquietriot 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 26

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    The Accident That Changed My Life - Hydroplaned -went head on into 18 wheeler on the highway at a combined speed of 130 mph. I was doing 70mph - the truck was doing 60 at the time...
    maltesemermaid maltesemermaid 41-45, F 6 Responses Apr 9, 2012

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    It Changed My Life - I was in a car accident when I was five. It changed my life. I will remember it like it were yesterday. We were on vacation, and my mom was driving. She was...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Jan 22, 2011

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    I Was In An Accident And , Unsure If That Is Why I Have Brain Shocks.... - I was 14 yrs old and my best friend at the time came to pick me up before school one morning, we were at...
    SweeterThenHoney SweeterThenHoney 36-40, F 8 Responses Apr 14, 2012

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    I was in a car accident the other day. a family friend was driving. she's pregnant and the first thing I that came to my mind was holy crap please be okay. I didn't car that I was...
    brown2306 brown2306 16-17, F 5 Responses Jan 2

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    A couple months ago I was going to my church's temple and my brother was merging on to the interstate when he looked over to see if a car was coming. He was going pretty fast. The...
    silence13 silence13 13-15, F 2 Responses Mar 16

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    I was on my out to eat with my boyfriend, I went around a very sharp turn and stayed as close as I could get to the guard rails because it was a really small road. Well a guy...
    kelseyyyk kelseyyyk 18-21, F Mar 26

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    Driving along ,minding my own business, went through an intersection looked out the corner of my eye, saw him coming at me. He was speeding of course, drunk and looking at the...
    extrbusydad extrbusydad 41-45, M 1 Response Feb 12

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    It was 12:30 in the afternoon and i was coming home, dropping my brother off at school, and ran into a wet patch on the road, and Flipped my Camaro into a ditch, Many injuries, Ask...
    thedylzer thedylzer 18-21, M 2 Responses Mar 26

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