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Its No Longer Starting To Suck Now It Blows!!!

Another ****y thing has happened in this wonderfull month. On my way to ford with a buddy to see if I can get some warrenty work done on my balljoints my friend in a 2004 nissan titan 4x4 with a 6'' suspension lift and 35 inch tires. So im following him in my truck and were about to go through a intersection and the light turns yellow while were kinda far away and i start to slow. He keeps his speed then it turns red. He could have stoped in time but he didnt. I was like wtf is he doin. So the light is red and cross traffic starts goin while hes still goin 70. I slam my brakes and he goes through the red right when a toyota camery is pulling out and he still doesnt know... The camery has no idea what is about to happen but my friend in his titan hits him straight on and romps over the hood and flys off the top of the camery doin prob 50 miles an hour. At this point henow know what happening and tries to recover. He manages to get all 4 wheels back on the grond but looses control and rapes around a pull. Then when he thinks its over another camery hits the back of his truck riping the axle with the rear tire off the truck and launches it about 20 feetaway.

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DAYUM!!!!!

is everyone ok at least???
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is he alright? looks like the truck did ok

sucks but thats why we have traffic lights... he should have been smarter...
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he broke his arm in 2 places and the guy he mobbed over was fine and the guy who hit him after was knocked out. Its crazy cause his truck looks like a low rideer now but it had a 6 inch lift.

Ya about the whole not stoping part he said he reached down to get something and got up real fast and blacked out to wear he couldnt see but still hold onto the wheel.
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well that blows....but he can pretty much kiss his insurance rates good bye... they are going thru the roof if they dont drop him.........i hope he has a speedy recovery and has learned a valuable lesson
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the insurance company is paying off the rest of the truck cause he still ows 20k but he has to buy a new 1. Good thing his family is loaded
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Good thing his family is loaded

must be nice..........
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He lucked out. Atleast nothing happened to your truck again!
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ya that im happy about
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dang...that on westlake blvd.?
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glad no one was seriously hurt

going 70, approaching an intersection, reaches down where he can not see the road
your friend is a bad driver, period
PS - if he blacks out from putting his head down maybe he should go to the doctor
have someone else drive for the rest of our sake
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that sucks...........that does not look like 6" lift and 35's
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sorry the blackin out things sounds a lil bogus, maybe tryin to find somehting on the floor or talkin on his cell.. personally if i black out when sittin back up my *** is seeing a doctor ASAP!
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that sucks...........that does not look like 6" lift and 35's


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but still sucks big time!!
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dang...that on westlake blvd.?
It was on hampshire.

But ya it WAS a six inch lift. Basically his whole suspension get ripped out.
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