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Old 11-09-2008, 12:43 AM   #1
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She may be done for this time

I was heading east on I-70 just before the I-76 split and wam I was pancaked from the side I never saw the vehicle. It was a black police SUV. I managed to regain control and pull over safely.
The is much more to the story but I am too tired to elaborate right now.
Both side panels and too structural hoops damaged.
Neither me nor the cat were physicaly injured, mentally is a different story.
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Old 11-09-2008, 12:47 AM   #2
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Yikes!
As long as no one is hurt...
Let us know more when you can.
Try to get some rest (like you can right now).
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Old 11-09-2008, 02:48 AM   #3
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Holy cow! What a bummer - glad you're all in one piece. That's one mashed up mess!
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Old 11-09-2008, 02:56 AM   #4
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Very sorry to hear that. Happy that you are all right. The coach is replaceable.
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Old 11-09-2008, 03:07 AM   #5
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How terrible....We are very happy to hear that no one was hurt. Best of luck in getting her fixed or replaced.

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Old 11-09-2008, 06:34 AM   #6
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Correct, things can be fixed, but life and no injury are much much more important. The fact that you were able to gain control says a lot about the Airstream, hitch and tow vehicle. Best of Success.
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Old 11-09-2008, 07:47 AM   #7
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so sorry to here of your accident/ wonderful no one was hurt/ its nice to see how well an airstream holds up through such an awful accident. was the cop found to be at fault???
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Old 11-09-2008, 08:04 AM   #8
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Anything I can do for you, as I live just about 4 miles from your accident point?
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Old 11-09-2008, 08:21 AM   #9
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Yeeeouch Michelle. What a stressful way to end a day/trip! I'm very sorry to hear this. We'll await the particulars.
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Old 11-09-2008, 08:47 AM   #10
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That's a testament to not only the rig, but your driving skills, too.
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Old 11-09-2008, 08:52 AM   #11
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Ugh! As someone who's 'stream is in the shop being repaired right now, I feel your pain. And share the sentiment that we're all glad you weren't seriously injured. Metal can be repaired or replaced.
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Old 11-09-2008, 09:40 AM   #12
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Hi Michelle

Sorry to see your post but happy to see your OK.

Step back and take another look I think Butter Cup will recover.
Try to get her sealed up before it rains.

Looking forward to seeing you at the Can Opener.
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Old 11-09-2008, 10:09 AM   #13
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Oh Michelle, my heart goes out to you...I simply can't believe this!

I am not sure she's done for, but it won't be inexpensive to repair. Glad no injuries happened.

Any tickets issued? If not, seems like the fuzz owes you either a repair or replacement......
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Old 11-09-2008, 10:19 AM   #14
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I was heading east on I-70 just before the I-76 split and wam I was pancaked from the side I never saw the vehicle. It was a black police SUV. I managed to regain control and pull over safely.
The is much more to the story but I am too tired to elaborate right now.
Both side panels and too structural hoops damaged.
Neither me nor the cat were physicaly injured, mentally is a different story.
OwwwOO a "black police SUV" uh oh! I'm sure there is quite the story to tell! Glad to hear you and your kitty are okay ~
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Anything I can do for you, as I live just about 4 miles from your accident point?
Same here...I am only about a mile & a half from I-70 & I-76. It's an odd spot - one of the few "exit left" interchanges - it takes people by surprise.

Please let me know if there is anything I can do to help...

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