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Old 10-12-2011, 09:05 PM
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Craptastic day

so the day started out ok, started mowing around 7:30, was using the new 48 hydro I got for a steal on craiglist.

so typical day, blowing some leaves, sucking up some leaves and on my way home some jagoff 3 cars ahead of me decides to pull a u-turn from the right hand lane on a 4 lane road and everyone came to a screeching halt and my truck plowed into a toyota priius

Needless to say I have a pushed in bumper, broken grill....the Prius on the other hand suffered much more. and to top it all off it was a customer of mine from my other job.

so it was 3 cars total, im probably, maybe definitely at fault because i was the last vehicle and the jagoff who started this whole thing drove away like nothing happened

2 steps forward....3 steps back
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Old 10-12-2011, 09:40 PM
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Hope you have insurance, sh t happens.
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Old 10-12-2011, 09:41 PM
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of course I have insurance...
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Old 10-12-2011, 10:30 PM
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the guy that caused the mess is going to be in on the settlement as well, unless he wreckless-drove and ran. Then he is in worse trouble.
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Old 10-12-2011, 10:34 PM
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the guy or girl who caused it pulled the u turn and fled the scene.....

again, my insurance is gonna go up because I was the rear vehicle. the weight of this trailer with 2 WB's and leaves/grass on my truck....i couldnt stop that fast
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Old 10-12-2011, 10:55 PM
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yeah another one of those things that really wasn't your fault but will be looked at as it is your fault...sometimes the justice system sucks balls lol
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Old 10-12-2011, 10:56 PM
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at least you got to hit a prius, hopefully it took it off the road. Yes, insurance will go up and I hope everyone was safe.
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Old 10-13-2011, 08:04 AM
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wow that bites...hope it all works out and you don't lose your customer
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Old 10-13-2011, 08:13 AM
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at least you got to hit a prius, hopefully it took it off the road.
I hit one while driving back from my dealer when it was raining bad, couldn't stop fast enough, not much damage though, only a cracked bumper.
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Old 10-13-2011, 09:13 AM
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I ran into a customer today...literally.

Yeah, unfortunately in a rear collision it's almost always found to be the fault of the vehicle behind. Did you get cited for following too closely or anything?
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