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Old 06-17-2009
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So Monday morning I was driving through traffic to get to work when I decided to look down at my phone real quick, lucky for me, when I looked down the rest of the freeway decided to SLAM on their brakes. There was allready traffic, so I wasn't going faster than 25 mph. So I rear ended an older model chrysler 300. Dented his bumper and chipped the paint all off. My bumper is all bent and funny looking. But I got lucky ( either he didn't have insurance or a license) because he just wanted to leave and not have anything to do with it haha, so I got off the hook! Except my bumper :( and another good point is my grill was safe.


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Bumpers are nothin... go pick up another one and be happy that that's all that got damaged.
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Sucks about the truck, but him bouncing is pretty awesome!
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You're screwed.
Whenever you rearend some one , even though it's your fault , call the law and get an accident report.
This guy could come back on you with :
Leaving the scene of a motor vehicle accident
Property damage
Medical problems arising from said accident


And you have nothing to back you up in court.
At least a police report will detail whether there were any injuries or not and exactly how much damage was actually done to both vehicles.
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Lol he was probly illegal but yea that still sucks man... I hold my phone level with the steering wheel so I can look at it with the periphials(spelling?:( ) and drive at the same time...
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Screw that I wouldnt have called the cops...I would have left as well!
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You're screwed.
Whenever you rearend some one , even though it's your fault , call the law and get an accident report.
This guy could come back on you with :
Leaving the scene of a motor vehicle accident
Property damage
Medical problems arising from said accident


And you have nothing to back you up in court.
At least a police report will detail whether there were any injuries or not and exactly how much damage was actually done to both vehicles.
^ must have never paid higher insurance premiums due to a wreck.

you came out alright man!

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Haha he didn't have time to write my plates down and I doubt he owned a camera haha, he was real cool about it though. Yeah just another reason to get it ore runner bumper!

Man I keep breaking stuff I want to replace, but don't have the money yet haha ( my tires)
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You're lucky your airbags didn't go off - that would have been very expensive.
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yea but unless you hit specifically where the sensors are (behind the grill inside the framehorn or in the frame itself they wont deploy. i know this because ive had 2 accidents on the left side going 25+ and my bag didnt deploy.

mitch its time for that prerunner bumper!
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glad you got away ok, and he didnt have anything so great!
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You're screwed.
Whenever you rearend some one , even though it's your fault , call the law and get an accident report.
This guy could come back on you with :
Leaving the scene of a motor vehicle accident
Property damage
Medical problems arising from said accident


And you have nothing to back you up in court.
At least a police report will detail whether there were any injuries or not and exactly how much damage was actually done to both vehicles.
at least up here in ontario, if the person who was hit wants to make a claim against you, he/she has only one year from the date of the incident. after that they cannot make a claim to their insurance company.
i had an accident about 5-6 years ago, i acctually called my agent and she suggest if i had the money to go under the table. i asked about how long they would have if they wanted to make a claim and that's what i was told.
i went under the table and paid the $750 for a new rear bumper and paintwork. mine was fine and i didn't have airbags to worry about.


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