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Old 11-26-2012, 12:04 AM   #1
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Semi vs. Corvette - Hit and Run!

The driver of the Corvette is lucky to be alive after an 18 wheeler rear-ended the Vette sending it into a guardrail, bouncing it off the guardrail and back under the back of the trailer. The wheels of the trailer hit the front side of the car. If the Corvette had gone a little further under the trailer the driver would have been crushed by the wheels. A police officer witnessed the crash and put a BOLO out for the truck. He did not chase the truck because he stopped the check on the victim who walked away from the crash. The truck was not seen again.



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Old 11-26-2012, 12:30 AM   #2
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...where did that happen....

...I hate hit & runs, sorry ass coward; he ran for more than
one reason I bet....
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Old 11-26-2012, 12:40 AM   #3
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I think this happened in Miami. Not 100% sure though.
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So much for that C5 convertible. One of my other cars was hit and run 9 times in the 17 years I owned it. H&R suck because these aholes drive up insurance rates for everyone else through no fault of their own.

I'd just like to these bastids.

I guess he can salvage the wheels/tires, seats and motor, maybe the transmission, but that's probably it. That frame will never be the same, that's for sure.

Sorry to see this...
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Glad the driver survived.

Florida is one of the worst states to drive in. Last study I saw, we have 4 of the top 15 deadliest cities to drive in (according to fatalities by population).

Couple that with 25% uninsured and 2.2 million on suspended/revoked licenses in this state alone and you can see why things like this happen.
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Glad the driver survived.

Florida is one of the worst states to drive in. Last study I saw, we have 4 of the top 15 deadliest cities to drive in (according to fatalities by population).

Couple that with 25% uninsured and 2.2 million on suspended/revoked licenses in this state alone and you can see why things like this happen.
At least it keeps the lawyers busy, right?
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Old 11-27-2012, 01:28 PM   #7
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At least it keeps the lawyers busy, right?
I guess...but I'd rather see a few firms close down and not get run off the road every other day, as opposed to the alternative we have now.
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The truck was not seen again.
Should be easy to find... not too many UPS trucks with a Corvette hood!
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Glad the driver survived.

Florida is one of the worst states to drive in. Last study I saw, we have 4 of the top 15 deadliest cities to drive in (according to fatalities by population).

Couple that with 25% uninsured and 2.2 million on suspended/revoked licenses in this state alone and you can see why things like this happen.
You forgot the ol' gray hairs!
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A huge Semi did this an no one managed to get a Truck # / Plate # / or anything?

Hope they find the guy and justice is served.
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Man that was hard to watch. Glad the driver's OK.
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it does not appear that the air bag deployed, not good.....
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Get with the times, they are called Blue hairs
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Oh, yea... that's what I meant!
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