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Old 01-28-2007
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got my truck smashed up

who would have thought that stopping at a crosswalk in front of Walmart to let someone cross would result in your truck being smashed. Some idiot was flying through the lot, swerved into my lane, hit the front of my truck, drove down the side of it, backed up and sped away.

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omg! That sucks man. I woulda chased down the sorry a$$ coward. Good luck!
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damn! Any chance of getting the license number? Cops looking for them now?
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omg! That sucks man. I woulda chased down the sorry a$$ coward. Good luck!

AGREED i hate hit and run people i hate them........
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about 6 people saw the guy speed away but nobody could tell the license plate cause it was covered with salt. I debated for a split second to chase him down or stop and call the cops. The cops "say" they will try and look for the car, but who knows. My aunt works at Walmart and is gonna have security check the tapes. We were right outside plus he drove around the side and back of Walmart.
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that sucks man, looks kinda like my truck last summer........:(

i would put a major can of pain on him!
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walmart security will usually be pretty nice about letting police use survalence tapes
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dang man that does suck!
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ouch
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that fu(kin sux
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i would have chased him down, and kicked his ***.. but then again i have a 6" blade knife in my driverside door pocket.. just in case.. considering how f'n crazy people are now a days.. i'd just chased em down, slashed his tires.. wheres he goin now.. garuntee he'll be the only car on the road dragging along a slashed flat tire..

shutup lol
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Cameras won't help you. Unless they get the plate, which they won't, you are probably SOL.
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^ make, model of car, damage location...they may put a word out to local repair shops..
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^ make, model of car, damage location...they may put a word out to local repair shops..
Sleaze bag hit and runners usually don't have insurance. If they're too ghetto to get insurance, I'm sure they're not going to a repair shop.
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true, but if it was some kid that was in mommys car then you never know... im just saying id ask them to put a notice out once i found out the make and model of the vehicle...
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The police wont look very much i can tell you, nobody was hurt and its low on the list of prioritys.I had hit and run(x2) over xmas, i feel your pain.
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Cameras won't help you. Unless they get the plate, which they won't, you are probably SOL.
calm down, negative nate. the cops will look at the survellience video, determine the type of vehicle that hit the truck, and search the area for a car with major damage matching the description. believe me, the cops won't say "well we can't do anything"

if a group of people saw this idiot driving the way he was, i'm sure a lot of people will be helping rangerb and the cops find this guy.
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guy musta been drunk...
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I'm not being negative. I'm being realistic. I have 200+ cameras at my fingertips where I am sitting right now and another 100+ in my other office. Inside, outside, underground, above ground, in the sky, in the road, parking lots, parking garages, parking spaces, driveways, highways, walkways, and hallways. I'm intimately familiar with the police and corperate aspects of video monitoring and how it effects various incidents. I've solved cases and I've had to write cases off as insufficient. Trust me, I know what I'm talking about.

If a group of people including the driver of the damaged vehicle saw this, then the cameras are not going to tell the police anything they didn't already know. In fact, the aformentioned people will do a much better job at providing useful information than the cameras will. They already know where the vehicle was damaged and how bad, what the color was, and probably a good idea on the make/model. The cameras will tell them the same, or most likely even less.

Unless there was a camera at the parking lot exits specificly designed to capture the license plates of exiting vehicles, the video system is going to give you nothing of any use. I'm not trying to burst your bubble. But I don't want you to get your hopes up on what is going to amount to nothing.

In my experience, he was probably not drunk. More likely operating unlicensed or under suspension and uninsured in an unregistered motor vehicle.

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In my experience, he was probably not drunk. More likely operating unlicensed or under suspension and uninsured in an unregistered motor vehicle.
x2 ya beat me to it!
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i have a feeling i will be sol, cameras probably won't get the plate #... after he backed up to get unstuck from the side of my truck i thought he was gonna pull over and stop. as soon as he saw me backing up towards him he took off. I know the make/model/color/ of the car. I'm kicking myself now for not chasing after him. I was hesitant to chasevbecause the car was all tinted and i didn't know how many people might have been in there...plus it was the one day i decided not to have my .45 with me
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omg! That sucks man. I woulda chased down the sorry a$$ coward. Good luck!
x2.. ive had a hit and run but not as bad as that! ouchhh
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Baseballbal to kneecaps, sounds about right for this senario. I hope you find the individual responsible.
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Baseballbal to kneecaps, sounds about right for this senario. I hope you find the individual responsible.
screw the knee caps, go for the side of the knee.....buh-bye ACL etc.
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yea i would have chased the fuc*er down put his plate number in my phone called the cops or chase him down untill he gives up and then beat the living pulp outta his *** so he never does another hit and run again!
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