If not for the low speed id be dead!

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If not for the low speed id be dead!

Postby jayboi2005 » Tue 13 Jun 2006 7:27 pm

Well what a few hours!
I just managed to write my car off! Driving along this country lane, and my steering wheel doesn't work when i try to turn this corner. I was shocked when it didn't turn but before i know it the car had hit this farmers fence up a grass verge and done a full back flip and the car landed on all 4 wheels so i am told. I don't remember the flip but witnesses say thats what it did. The only thing i can feel is my back and sholder. I am thankful though that i was able to get out of the car and walk.

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Postby jayuk » Tue 13 Jun 2006 7:48 pm

That musta been a ride and a half! I know how you are feeling! I flipped my car 4 times on the M11 and thought it wasnt never going to stop!!!!!
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Postby jayboi2005 » Tue 13 Jun 2006 7:56 pm

Did you realise it was flipping?

I recon i must have blacked out or something, because i remember the wheel didn't work and then i remember looking through the widow and there was cars stopped and i got out of the car. I don't remember hitting anything or the car flipping, i do know that the air bags didn't work though because my neck and back kills. But im happy anyway because im here at home right now, and ableto tell the tale :lol:

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Postby jayuk » Tue 13 Jun 2006 8:05 pm

Yes, I did...I counted 2 and then it went hazy as my head smashed the front windscreen and side window....so it kinda disorientated me. But the car landed on four wheels and I just got out.

And also my airbags didnt inflate as well.....

Guess you could say you had a lucky day in a way!!!...as it could be worse! thats how I looked at it when mine occured
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Postby Andrew MacLean » Tue 13 Jun 2006 9:16 pm

Jayboi

We're all so glad you are okay. The short term memory is funny, you probably did not lay down a memory of the event .. a neat way the brain has of protecting itself from the later assault of scary recollections.

Glad you made it out okay, and the car is only bent metal.

Yours aye

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Postby brigid downing » Tue 13 Jun 2006 10:42 pm

Just to say "oh my word" Scary stuff Jayboi. Are you sure you should be using a computer just now? Adreneline subsides and delayed shock can kick in several hours after a trauma.

Andrew is quite right (as I am coming to realise he is most of the time :wink: ) A car is a thing and things can be replaced, people can't so I, like everyone else, am just so glad ot hear you are OKAY.

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Postby jayboi2005 » Wed 14 Jun 2006 7:18 am

Thanks everyone, yup im ok going the doctors now just for a check but i feel fine just a dodgey sholder but itsnot that bad. Im going to ring the insrance now and demand my courtesy car.

Im lucky because there isnt scratch on me!

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Postby GarethB » Wed 14 Jun 2006 8:17 am

That's now two of us with trashed cars!

Good to hear you are still with us, cars can be repaired, people can be a bit harder.

Mine is still having the damaged investigated after a van tried to rip the front off!

Still suffering a sore shoulder and wrist problems nearly 3 weeks later!
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Postby jayboi2005 » Wed 14 Jun 2006 10:42 am

ripped the front off! :o

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Postby Michael P » Wed 14 Jun 2006 11:17 am

Very weird! I posted last night to say I was glad you had come out of such a nasty accident relatively unscathed but it ain't here!
So here it is again.
Heaven knows what happened to it; I've probably replied on the wrong thread and made a complete ass of myself, yet again some will say. Hey ho.

Jaybois, if youn need any insurance advice, feel free to pm me. I used to be an insurance broker so may be able to help if you have a problem. All the best.


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