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July 7 2011 the Day my 2011 Runner DIED

Discussion in 'Toyota Trucks & SUVs' started by Kolar, Jul 14, 2011.

  1. Jul 14, 2011 at 6:06 PM
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    Kolar

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    My wife was driving when this happened. She was stopped wanting to turn left with her left blinker on when she was struck on the rear right of the 4Runner by a Chevy Impala This caused her to be pushed into on coming traffic and then was hit head on by an on coming Toyota Camry. This was a very nasty accident but my wife walked away from this unharmed. The 4Runner saved her life!!! The gentleman that hit her in the rear suffered multiple injuries and the lady that hit her head on may not make it outta this alive she is still in ICU to this day in critical condition.

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  2. Jul 14, 2011 at 6:08 PM
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    This is the guys car that hit her in the rear.

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  3. Jul 14, 2011 at 6:08 PM
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    ColtsTRD

    ColtsTRD .....

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    Holy shit man...I'm glad your wife is okay and prayers go out to the others...


    :pray:
     
  4. Jul 14, 2011 at 6:08 PM
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    yotamikez

    yotamikez Street glide or die

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    Damn man glad to hear she is ok. The guy in the chevy must feel horrible for putting someone in the icu. Sorry about the 4runner.
     
  5. Jul 14, 2011 at 6:12 PM
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    Kolar

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    Head on driver and car. The paramedics are cutting this lady outta her car with the Jaws of Life she coded two times at the hospital before moving her to ICU. In lay-mans terms coded means Died!!!

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  6. Jul 14, 2011 at 6:13 PM
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    yotamikez

    yotamikez Street glide or die

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    Wow that is horrible man.
     
  7. Jul 14, 2011 at 6:14 PM
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    We loved this Runner I am glad we had it though because it held up very well we will have another one after all this gets settled. Thanks for being concerned Guys.
     
  8. Jul 14, 2011 at 6:16 PM
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    prayers sent man...
     
  9. Jul 14, 2011 at 6:17 PM
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    paintdiddy

    paintdiddy Machine gun shits

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    Holy crap!!!at least your wife is safe. Cars can be replaced
     
  10. Jul 14, 2011 at 6:52 PM
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    That is exactly what I told my wife.
     
  11. Jul 14, 2011 at 7:13 PM
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    Glad to hear she is ok. I did not watch the local news that night. Just found the incident on the KRIS site.
     
  12. Jul 14, 2011 at 7:36 PM
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    I'm glad your wife is going to be OK...sad for the other driver who is seriously injured, I hope she pulls through.

    This reminds me of a lesson my brother taught me when I was learning to drive. If I'm in the left hand turn lane, keep my wheels pointed parallel to the road until the light is green and I'm clear to go. This way if someone rear-ends me, I go forward, not into oncoming traffic.

    I've done it religiously ever since.
     
  13. Jul 14, 2011 at 7:38 PM
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    It is not fair that this jackass gets to live while the lady in the other car might die.
     
  14. Jul 14, 2011 at 7:45 PM
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    Terrible to hear. Glad your wife, and the other guy are for the most part okay. Really hope the other lady makes it out alive and without any serious brain or bodily damage... very sad.
     
  15. Jul 14, 2011 at 9:11 PM
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    hey no need for the jack ass, shit happens. hope everyone is ok

    wrong section mate. this is for the tacoma x-runner
     
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    OP, glad your wife is safe. I pray for that lady in the Camry. Bummer about the 4runner, sad to see one go like that, but it did it's job.
     
  17. Jul 15, 2011 at 12:39 AM
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    Daym that is crzy glad your wife made it out alive. Hope that person recovers that hit head on :$
     
  18. Jul 15, 2011 at 1:14 AM
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    Hope everyone is ok....
     
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    Glad you’r wife is ok!!

    and hope the other drivers get better. and the one driver makes it!!
     
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    Sorry to hear about your wife and the innocent gal in ICU. Gotta say though Toyota does make some very safe vics. Hope all turns out well for all involved, Take care and God Bless
     
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