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05 Tacoma vs. 18 Wheeler

Discussion in 'New Members' started by Kriptkeeper, Jul 14, 2011.

  1. Jul 14, 2011 at 8:27 AM
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    Kriptkeeper

    Kriptkeeper [OP] Tacomaniac!!!

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    Hey Guys,

    About 3 months ago I had a little accident and lost my pride and joy in a head-on collision with an 18 wheeler on a 70 mph highway. I thought I would post pictures of the death of my Tacoma. I've been in a wheelchair for the past 3 months and finally have been released to start learning to walk again. I had too many injuries to list and was in critical condition for awhile. I've got a long road ahead of me but will soon be purchasing another Tacoma. Enjoy the pics guys and be careful out there.

    Kript
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  2. Jul 14, 2011 at 8:29 AM
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    TacoMatt02

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    Holy SHIT!!! your lucky to be a live man. Hope you have a good recovery!
     
  3. Jul 14, 2011 at 8:30 AM
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    Pugga

    Pugga Pasti-Dip Free 1983 - 2015... It was a good run

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    Sweet Jeebus :eek:

    Glad to hear you're on the road to recovery!
     
  4. Jul 14, 2011 at 8:30 AM
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    colinb17

    colinb17 If at first you don't succeed, don't try skydiving

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    oh my.....

    i'm assuming you didn't have a passenger?

    that's rediculous man. impressive how well the drivers side of the truck held up. i immagine that saved your life.

    good luck on a speedy and full recovery. glad to see you'll be in another tacoma, they've obviously served you well.
     
  5. Jul 14, 2011 at 8:30 AM
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    coylifut

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    Ok. I gotta know the rest of the story. Do tell.

    tk
     
  6. Jul 14, 2011 at 8:30 AM
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    budd4766

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    Ouch! Hope you're recovery continues smoothly. That looks like it was a heck of a ride!
     
  7. Jul 14, 2011 at 8:32 AM
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    28Gauge

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    Ouch!!! You were lucky to survive the crash! Good luck in your recovery. BTW....are those shotgun shells next to driver's seat?
     
  8. Jul 14, 2011 at 8:32 AM
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    Kriptkeeper

    Kriptkeeper [OP] Tacomaniac!!!

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    Thanks Guys, It's been a long road to recovery. I still have a long road ahead of me. I think my biggiest psychie problem I have right now is losing my truck. I will walk again but geeezzzz I'm gonna miss my truck.
     
  9. Jul 14, 2011 at 8:32 AM
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    Capita

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    Wow glad you were not killed. Hope you have a fast recovery
     
  10. Jul 14, 2011 at 8:32 AM
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    707tothe907

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    I spy alot of blood... be happy to be alive...

    I also spy the shotgun shells haha
     
  11. Jul 14, 2011 at 8:34 AM
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    Holy shit batman!! Glad to see you made it and I hope you have a speedy and full recovery.
     
  12. Jul 14, 2011 at 8:35 AM
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    2009Silver

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    Glad you are still here. Unbelievable...
     
  13. Jul 14, 2011 at 8:36 AM
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    Your truck can be replaced...YOU CAN'T...buy a new one and I'm sure you'll love it just as much. Stay positive..it's just a truck
     
  14. Jul 14, 2011 at 8:36 AM
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    coylifut

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    Well God bless and I'm wishing you a fast recovery.
     
  15. Jul 14, 2011 at 8:37 AM
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    Kriptkeeper

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    I actually fell asleep and crossed the median. It was about 2 am and I was headed home from my girlfriends. I don't remember a damn thing about the accident. NOT ONE THING. All I remember is waking up in the ER and doctors were all over me. Broke my back in two places, broke four ribs, shoved my femer bone through my hip and pelvis, they had to drill a hole in my leg and put me in traction for three days to pull my leg bones back into place before they did surgery. My back is healed, my ribs are healed, my hips are doing ok. My pelvis is healed. Now I just have to learn to walk again. My girlfriend was supposed to have been with me but she decided to stay home at the last minute. She'd be dead right now if she had been with me.
     
  16. Jul 14, 2011 at 8:40 AM
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    :eek: Good ur posting....speedy recovery man! That's nutts!
     
  17. Jul 14, 2011 at 8:42 AM
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    Wow! I will not drive tired anymore :eek:
     
  18. Jul 14, 2011 at 8:43 AM
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    ink junky

    ink junky I phucking hate people >:(

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    Jesus christ man, I'm glad to to see that you're here with us to make this post. I hope your recovery is going well.
     
  19. Jul 14, 2011 at 8:43 AM
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    JBlood9

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    Here is to a speedy recovery, man. I can say that is one of the worse truck ive ever seen wrecked. Good luck with everything
     
  20. Jul 14, 2011 at 8:45 AM
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    Kriptkeeper

    Kriptkeeper [OP] Tacomaniac!!!

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    Ohhh and by the way, I'm still pulling glass out of my body. My girl just pulled a peice of glass out of my forehead the other day that looked like a miniature shark tooth. I guess I got bit!!
     
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