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Northern
06-24-2003, 10:27 PM
I'm kinda new here but have been lurking for a while. Anyways, I thought you might enjoy this one. Yestarday I was leaving the dump getting ready to turn out on the highway as soon as the dump truck in front of my got out of the way. All of a sudden I hear this noise and I turn and there is a wall of trash and debris flying towards the windshield. I immediately dove for the floor. A truck hauling a constuction dumpster, the ones that are about 30 feet long and 8 feet wide and tall, took the corner to quickly and the whole dumpster and contents fell on my truck. If that thing fell off a little sooner I could have been seriously hurt or worse. The worst thing is that I just traded in my piece of junk truck for a 2001 F450. Oh well, I guess it coulda been worse.

lawncare3
06-24-2003, 10:29 PM
Hopefully they paid for a new truck for you? :confused:

If not go to court to get yourself a new truck.

Got Grass?
06-24-2003, 11:29 PM
I sure hope you took a shower when you got home. ;)

Man thats really gotta suck.... Your lucky, thoes dumpers are pretty darn heavy.

tiedeman
06-24-2003, 11:41 PM
all I can say is you're lucky

Potchkins
12-18-2003, 12:34 AM
thats gotta suck

Nw. Shadesofgreen
12-18-2003, 01:40 AM
Thank God you are ok. Trucks can be fixed easier then you.
Good luck with getting things fixed.

Mike

olderthandirt
12-18-2003, 02:02 AM
He11 the backs or necks gotta be hurting enough by now to earn a 2004 model and maybe a little $$$ for your troubles tell them to call it a christmas present! I'm glad your not hurting to bad and I'm sure the back will feel better with that new truck. Good Luck

Mac

rodfather
12-18-2003, 01:35 PM
The very 1st thing I would have done when I got home (besides changing my pants and underwear...LOL) would be to phone my attorney.

BTW, Mac has got the right idea too.

rkbrown
12-18-2003, 01:40 PM
Originally posted by Nw. Shadesofgreen
Trucks can be fixed easier then you.

Oh, I dunno about that. Simple procedure at the urologists office, really. One incision and couple of snips, some cotterization and stitches and I was outta there. Even drove myself home.

Oops, wrong kind of "fixing" :blush:

impactlandscaping
12-18-2003, 02:38 PM
I'm with Mac and Rodfather.Glad you're OK, and enjoy the new '04 F 450 and extra cash from lost wages from the loss of work without the truck.:D

J.Gordon
12-18-2003, 04:40 PM
Glad to hear youíre all right, as they say you need a new PSD 450 out of that and maybe a new ZTR.

Del9175
12-18-2003, 04:56 PM
I was in a similiar situation and when the medics asked if I was OK, I replied "How would I know, I'm not a lawyer".

Not really, I just find that statement funny.

hoyboy
12-18-2003, 06:06 PM
From these statements, no wonder my insurance rates are through the roof. We're in a sue-happy society.

Dan

sbvfd592
12-18-2003, 06:16 PM
Ant pics what was in the dumster just trash like need a bondo and paint job of the container nail the truck at all I hope everything works out in your way.

lawnman_scott
12-18-2003, 09:23 PM
Originally posted by rodfather
The very 1st thing I would have done when I got home (besides changing my pants and underwear...LOL) would be to phone my attorney.

BTW, Mac has got the right idea too.

hope you smile when your ins bill is due

bobbygedd
12-18-2003, 09:32 PM
my back, my neck....the back of my neck, ohhhhh, it all hurts. damn right boy. insurence companies are scum.

mh1314
12-18-2003, 10:09 PM
That's when you start yelling for your wife...Sue....Sue......;)

Potchkins
12-19-2003, 12:22 AM
bobbygeed
i guess you seen
that movie to ... lol

bobbygedd
12-19-2003, 08:49 AM
which movie?

MOW ED
12-19-2003, 08:56 AM
You are lucky and I am glad you are not hurt. Working on the ambulance a few years ago and we went to a call where the truck was making a left turn , as it did the back door (500lbs of steel) swung open. The 3 kids were low enough to the ground to miss the impact, their mom didn't see it coming. Pretty major head trauma. She did recover but man what a mess. Take care and play the lottery.

Potchkins
12-19-2003, 11:33 PM
FRIDAY that was a line in the movie