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Unread 08-22-2005, 06:52 PM   #1
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My jeep bit the dust. But it saved my life.

My jeep after accident, 8-22-05

i wasnt hurt except a few cuts and bruises my arm and leg hurts pretty bad but the jeep saved my life the roll bar held up and kept me from getting hurt.

I was wearing my seatbelt thank God. Both airbags blew and the gaurd rail came through the passenger floor board.

Happened Today at 7:05am eastern time on I 85 south.





those are a few but there is more in that top link

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Unread 08-22-2005, 07:03 PM   #2
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holy crap , thank goodness there was no one riding shotgun.
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Unread 08-22-2005, 07:04 PM   #3
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DAMN!!! Glad to hear you are alright!!!!!!!!!!!! What happened??
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Unread 08-22-2005, 07:05 PM   #4
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Holy crap, it looks like Liberty now. That is a super-crazy wreck, you are lucky to be alive! Go buy a lottery ticket!
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Unread 08-22-2005, 07:06 PM   #5
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Jesus that thing is mangled! How exactly did this happen? Nics gash on your hand. Those pics are massive, even for me. Anyone running any less than a 1600 x 1200 display will have trouble making anything out. Looks like your cb mic made it out unscathed.
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Unread 08-22-2005, 07:13 PM   #7
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DAY-AMM! Glad you're OK.
How did it happen? Fall asleep at the wheel?
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That'll buff right out.
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Unread 08-22-2005, 07:15 PM   #9
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holy moly... glad your ok.. glad their was not a passengr...

what happened?
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Unread 08-22-2005, 07:18 PM   #10
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Damn-looks like a rough ride. Glad to hear you're OK after that one-you're lucky to be alive. If it isn't too difficult, how did it happen?

Best of Luck-the Jeep can be replaced, Thankfully you're OK.

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DAY-AMM! Glad you're OK.
How did it happen? Fall asleep at the wheel?
yea i fell asleep at the wheel.
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yea i fell asleep at the wheel.
Glad to hear you are OK. I have heard that happens frequently - especially on with little traffic highways. Now you have the story to tell the grandkids.
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Unread 08-22-2005, 07:32 PM   #13
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Wow. You are very, very lucky!

Now go play the lottery!
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two words duct tape, but seriously glad your ok
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Originally Posted by jeepwrangler268
yea i fell asleep at the wheel.
I worked an accident just like this.....The driver woke up just as the guard rail came up over the hood into the drivers side windshield. He ducked out of the way but the rail hit him in the left shoulder and ripped it off. He lived but lost an arm.

Glad you are OK.

I just saw on 219 that the rail was actually coming up your way but since your Jeep rolled it apears the rail was switched to another direction. You are lucky. You obviously know that had you not rolled or at least rotated the bit that you did and just kept a straight ahead path that rail woulda been in your chest.
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