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Bad Day
Bad Day
Bad Day
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Somebody smashed my car. Fortunately I'm okay... Thank God it was the passenger side, and I had no passenger.

I know it was a Saturn, because the little logo plate was in the center of the crater. (Well that plus he stopped.)

I got a "written warning" because officially I failed to yield. But it's just a warning because traffic was such a mess then, it wasn't obvious who should go where.

Also, I have a cold. sigh

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behindthefool From: behindthefool Date: January 11th, 2007 03:22 pm (UTC) (Link)
Blimey! :/ Glad you're okay!
mav13 From: mav13 Date: January 11th, 2007 03:23 pm (UTC) (Link)
oh, man!

glad to hear you're okay!


and, with any luck, there isn't *too* much damage to the body. it looks like the door took the brunt of the hit. :)

*hugs*
the_leewit From: the_leewit Date: January 11th, 2007 03:32 pm (UTC) (Link)
:hugs: Glad you're okay. Remember to exercise today, the post-stuff won't be so bad.
cynnerth From: cynnerth Date: January 11th, 2007 03:40 pm (UTC) (Link)
Thank goodness you weren't hurt!

That just sucks, though. :(
hannunvaakuna From: hannunvaakuna Date: January 11th, 2007 03:43 pm (UTC) (Link)
holy cats woman! i'm so glad you're okay!
netmouse From: netmouse Date: January 11th, 2007 03:44 pm (UTC) (Link)
aw. *hug*
glad you're ok. Did it crunch the frame or just the right side panels?
geekjul From: geekjul Date: January 11th, 2007 03:58 pm (UTC) (Link)
Oh that sucks! I'm glad you are okay though!
jenx From: jenx Date: January 11th, 2007 04:01 pm (UTC) (Link)
*hug* Man, that stinks. I'm glad you're okay - that looks like it was *nasty*. I know I was a mental mess the day I had my accident - once the adrenaline wears off you feel like a limp rag. If you can take the day, I would - gives you a chance to call insurance companies, schedule things, and take a hot bath.

Where did the accident happen? It seemed like there were 5 accidents this morning, not to mention the lights were flashing at 11 and Campbell.

I highly recommend Sterling Auto Body on Stephenson Hwy. just south of 13 Mile Road. They were awesome.
greyyguy From: greyyguy Date: January 11th, 2007 04:15 pm (UTC) (Link)
Wow- that does look ugly! Glad to hear that you are ok!
specialagentm From: specialagentm Date: January 11th, 2007 04:39 pm (UTC) (Link)
Wow, that looks quite nasty. I'm shocked you didn't have an airbag go off and cause more damage! This is definitely the season for this stuff (I had a small "oops" over the weekend, luckily I was driving a rental, not my new car).

Glad you're OK, cars can always be fixed. I'd be interested in hearing how much the repair bill comes to be for this, that looks like a real doozy.
renniekins From: renniekins Date: January 14th, 2007 03:40 am (UTC) (Link)
The repair estimate was in the $8000 range. Which is about what the car is worth, so instead they just kept my car and gave me a check....

I have the full estimate if you're curious sometime though, they gave me a copy.

Sorry about your "oops", I hope it wasn't too bad!
mrdisco99 From: mrdisco99 Date: January 11th, 2007 04:50 pm (UTC) (Link)
Dammit, you too!? I swear, I and everyone I know is cashing in on some bad karma somewhere.

Glad to hear you made it out OK. Just remember, it could've been a lot worse. I hope the ensuing insurance/repair runaround isn't too much trouble.

Be careful out there.
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jeffreyab From: jeffreyab Date: January 11th, 2007 04:53 pm (UTC) (Link)
Crap, very glad it was on the right side.

Did you bang your knee or anything?

Watch out for delayed reaction injuries.
xtatic1 From: xtatic1 Date: January 11th, 2007 05:18 pm (UTC) (Link)
Sorry to hear about it - the accident and the cold.
aiela From: aiela Date: January 11th, 2007 05:19 pm (UTC) (Link)
Oh man, I hope you're okay! Was it at 11 and Campbell? That intersection has been a disaster all week, and they really need to do something about it.

I would get checked out - injuries from something like that tend to wait a day or two to crop up.
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