Awful wreck in my yard this morning

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Awful wreck in my yard this morning

Post by water bouy » 22 May 2019, 20:04

This morning a car left the road and hit the tree in my yard after hitting a pole and killing a woman waiting for the bus. He left no skids marks meaning he hit everything at full speed. One wheel landed 8 ft up the tree and the motor and transmission came out of the car. Somehow the driver lived. A ten foot piece of the pole snapped away from the rest of the pole. It sounded like a bomb went off. Awful day.

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Post by JL8Jeff » 22 May 2019, 21:12

Wow, my guess is the driver was not paying attention and hopefully it wasn't a cell phone distraction. Regardless, it's scary as heck when someone can do something like this and ruin a bunch of lives. I don't want to guess what really happened but keep us filled in and thankfully you and your family is ok. I feel bad for the person (and their family) who did not survive. :cry:
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Re: Awful wreck in my yard this morning

Post by LDUBS » 23 May 2019, 00:37

Wow, that is just a little too close to home. It is always terrible to hear of such a seemingly random accident and loss. I'm sorry you and your family had to experience it right in your front yard. Take care.
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Post by water bouy » 23 May 2019, 12:10

Thanks everyone. I could tell that poor woman died instantly. I'm waiting to hear back from the city about moving that bus stop. Every year or two someone loses control around that curve and jumps the curb. One drove his truck into the church and a guy on a motorcycle died several years before that.
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Re: Awful wreck in my yard this morning

Post by GTS225 » 23 May 2019, 19:31

Personally, I'd suspect alcohol was involved, and not on the part of the woman at the bus stop.

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Post by Jim » 24 May 2019, 06:27

Ouch! It seems something needs to change. Sad for sure!
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Post by lovedr79 » 24 May 2019, 07:35

OMG! that is so sad. they definitely need to do something.
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Post by jethro » 30 May 2019, 11:22

GTS225 wrote:
23 May 2019, 19:31
Personally, I'd suspect alcohol was involved, and not on the part of the woman at the bus stop.

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