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Im sure you chaps can imagine how devastated i feel. A people carrier pulled out on me and i swerved to avoid and ended up in a wall. of course the people carrier did a runner. a car witnessed the accident and got a partial reg number but police couldnt find it. [V]

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well the car saved my life [^] still feel very sick to the stomach
 

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Christ thats some impact there mate! [:(]

How can these people just drive away after causing that?! God forbid if i did cause someone to do that... the last thing on my mind would be doing a runner!!
 

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Firstly: Glad you're in good enough condition to type after that.

Secondly: This is getting all too common. I'm almost thinking along the same lines as Liquorice with just running into them so they can't do a runner! I guess it's just natural reactions to get out the way though.

Gutted for you mate.
 

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Glad your OK mate.

Hit and Runners - insurance springs to mind, if they run and no-body gets a full reg so they aren't traceable, there isn't any impact on their insurance. If they do get spotted they can always claim that they didn't reliase that they had caused an accident.

Problem with spirialing insurance costs, everyone is trying to keeps theirs down. I recon it is going to get more and more common place.
 

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whoa, you don't do things by halves!! Glad you're ok though mate. A bloke in a van pulled out on my dad on his motorbike once causing him to come off and didn't stop. the rage you feel is huge, hope you get lucky and they track whoever it was down.
 

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cheers chaps. the impact was at 30mph (maybe 35) into wall. the car mounted the kerb sideways and pivoted into the wall then bounced out into the road again. As for the cabin the dash was pushed in about 1 inch on the passenger side. the passenger door is pushed back 1 1/2 inch back(no chance of opening), the rear quarter has crumples and the roof is dented. the back driverside axle is broken. When i got out of the car the face of the 2 front wheels pointed totally forward. The engine was still running [^]

Inside the cabin, both airbags deployed, all seatbelts locked tight, windscreen was broken by pasenger wing and rearview mirror. both fasias in front of my knees are busted and centre vent is busted. left airvent hanging out, surround around air/hent controls came out & the blank buttons beside hazzard button. passenger window fell down in2 the door (didnt break)

car still starts & locks, cluster working fine although i didnt leave the engine running long enough for it to say ENGINE WORKSHOP!

side airbags intact, driver door, boot & rear bumper 2.

all in all its good to be alive

martyn it happened at rosetta heading for annadale embankment, people carrier pulled out of hampton park (facing the starlight chinese) (i will get pic of wall soon)
 
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