Discussion in 'Original Pictures Forum' started by smcunningham, Nov 13, 2007.

  1. smcunningham

    smcunningham LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 775

    Coming home I encountered this;

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  2. smcunningham

    smcunningham LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 775

    I was not in the accident
  3. Tim03

    Tim03 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 164

    Wow, that full sized SUV took a lot of damage. That other car must be a mini van then, I doubt any car could have done that type of damage without being pretty much smashed to bits.
  4. newz7151

    newz7151 LawnSite Silver Member
    from Tejas
    Messages: 2,419

    Nasty head-on. The driver of the smaller vehicle (with the windshield busted out) likely died from being thrown through that windshield.
  5. DBL

    DBL LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,219

    looks like some face plants driving a tow truck you see a lot more but thats a pretty good one you saw there
  6. LawnBoy89

    LawnBoy89 LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 967

    Wow yea that is exactly what it looks like that hole in the windsheild. There was an accident where a tractor trailer crossed the highway barrier a week ago in my dads section of the state (hes a district manager for the DOT) he called me up and said "CJ, I've been working on the state for 23 years and I have never seen anything like this."

    There are some bad accidents some of the kids my age don't realize it they drive around in there little hondas that probably weigh less then my mower without their seatbelts on one day they are going to get hit and learn their lesson.
  7. TXNSLighting

    TXNSLighting LawnSite Fanatic
    from DFW, TX
    Messages: 6,464

    do you know if there were deaths for sure?
  8. jimmyburg

    jimmyburg LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 701

    I bet they were on the cell phone and not paying attention?
  9. DoetschOutdoor

    DoetschOutdoor LawnSite Bronze Member
    from S. IL
    Messages: 1,818

    Dang, you would think that Tahoe would have held up better...The minivan windshield almost looks pulled back, or somone went flying through there becase they were too lazy to buckle up.
  10. LawnTamer

    LawnTamer LawnSite Gold Member
    Messages: 3,986

    Looks like the Tahoe did what it was supposed to do. The front absorbed nearly all the energy of the impact, while the passenger area looks to be in tact. I bet the driver came away with nothing more than a broken ankle while the other passengers probably walked away.

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