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      02-27-2019, 12:10 PM   #1
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Let's start a thread of stories about dangerous encounters/accidents you've witnessed or encountered. These can be related to car accidents, accidents involving working with tools or general mishaps.

I'll add some shortly. Let's hear what you have.
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This is my worst one.
Wasn't in the car; was parked in a garage, but you could guess the surprise in my face when I came back to it...

I think the pics have been removed, though.

MINI Cooper Horror Story #3

Ouch remembering it...
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In my younger years I stumbled upon a number of accidents.... and a few with fatalities.

One, of two, that sticks in my mind was a small station wagon that had run into the back of a tractor trailer rig stopped at a traffic light.

No skid marks so the guy never even got on the brakes.

Anyway, the damage to the car was not that bad although the front end was F'ed up.

Upon investigation, the driver was slumped over the steering wheel and at first we couldn't determine if he was just sleeping as there didn't appear to be any injuries.

As it turns out there were groceries (and diapers) all over the back part of the wagon and few big cans in the back seat and a few in the front seat. It was later determined that one of the cans came forward with enough force to hit him in the back of the head and break his neck.

I couldn't help but think (at the time) this guy was sent to the store by his wife to get a few things and they were sitting at home waiting for him to come back.....
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      02-27-2019, 12:39 PM   #4
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This is my worst one.
Wasn't in the car; was parked in a garage, but you could guess the surprise in my face when I came back to it...

I think the pics have been removed, though.

MINI Cooper Horror Story #3

Ouch remembering it...
Leo.
Crazy! I'd be interested in seeing the pics if you still have them to post.
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A few things I have seen while at work........worst one by far was when a guy got his arm rolled through a huge press. It took half his arm off. Another was a chainsaw to the leg and a nail through a guys hand from a nail gun.

My worse car accident was falling a sleep and hitting a barrier. Was extremely lucky to walk away unharmed.
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I was in my old Mazda Protege and ended up rolling it like 5 times when I was going 110MPH , that was insane
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I've seen a guy FOD out a jet engine, at night, on the flightdeck of an aircraft carrier.

He went head first. By the engine was shutdown, his head was gone.
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I've seen a guy FOD out a jet engine, at night, on the flightdeck of an aircraft carrier.

He went head first. By the engine was shutdown, his head was gone.
Winner. Holy sh*t. All the stories I had to tell now somehow seem laughable in comparison. Boo hoo, I lit my shirt on fire while welding. At least I'm not that dude who lost his head in a jet engine. Damn.
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I was around 10 years old and had been driving tractors from the age of 8 when something did not go well.

A hay sickle cut off 2 fingers.

I drove the man to the nearest hospital in his truck and then rode back to pick up his fingers covered in ants.
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I've seen a guy FOD out a jet engine, at night, on the flightdeck of an aircraft carrier.

He went head first. By the engine was shutdown, his head was gone.
I guess he didn’t see that heading his way

Sorry couldn’t help myself
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Had three hit and runs happen to my DD, one of which totally destroyed the rear bumper and quarter panel. A fourth incident involved some old couple in a minivan with a million cameras backing into me.

When I was 17 I rear ended some guy in stop-and-go traffic. Dad got soooo pissed at me. Given how aggressively I drive I'm lucky that's been the only situation I've been involved in.
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I have two.

First, November 3rd 2015 I was on my Harley driving to work on the 91w when I got to Corona. Traffic was at an obvious standstill at 6:30am. I was following a group of other bikes splitting lanes when we got to a car riding the line blocking us from passing anyone else. Eventually a car in lane 2 moved over enough for the group to pass. As I passed the blocking car person, she swerved into me and hit me, throwing me under a big truck which then ran over my head, back and arm. I was rushed to the hospital after laying alone on the freeway for 7 minutes. No one approached because the witnesses had seen my head ran over and all thought I was dead. Thankfully my helmet worked.
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After that accident my family and then girlfriend banned me from getting another bike so I bought a 535i. I went fishing in Huntington harbor late on the night of March 21st 2016. We left at about midnight. When the light turned green to turn left onto pch, I started going and was hit in my driver side door by a drunk driver going 80mph. That crippled me for over a year and 6 surgeries later i'm still dealing with the injuries from that.
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Aeasley Man, those are some stories, I am glad you survived both times and hope you finish with surgeries soon and fully recover.

I also hope you don't mind that I'll never ask you for a ride anywhere.
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I parked my 1992 325is under a carport at a friends apartment on a really cold December morning and went inside to chill for awhile. When I came out my car was gone but the front bumper was sitting on the parking block next to the spot I had parked. It turns out I parked on top of where the drainage from the roof was. my car slid sideways, tore the front bumper off after sliding about 10 feet and then headed down the parking lot to the sewage lid. It literally slid about 60 feet and stopped at the lowest point, after hitting the dumpster, of course. My brother was like "did you forget to leave it in gear?" We looked inside and it was still in 1st gear... wtf $3k in damage and I got to see it on camera a few days later, the security guy was so excited to show us lol
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      02-27-2019, 03:28 PM   #15
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Let's start a thread of stories about dangerous encounters/accidents you've witnessed or encountered. These can be related to car accidents, accidents involving working with tools or general mishaps.

I'll add some shortly. Let's hear what you have.
Yeah... um I'm going to skip this one. I only do safe things, safely.
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Yeah... um I'm going to skip this one. I only do safe things, safely.
Thank God! I honestly got scared and was holding my breath for fear of what I was going to read when I saw you posted in this thread
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      02-27-2019, 03:39 PM   #17
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Thank God! I honestly got scared and was holding my breath for fear of what I was going to read when I saw you posted in this thread
Yeah, me too, that's why I went with lying.
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I was walking an overhead catwalk in a wood-working factory when I spotted a rip-saw operator start to feed a board into the ripsaw in an unsafe manner. Before I could yell at him, the board kicked back, went through his belly and landed on the table behind him. It completely severed his spine and shoved guts out his back.

Another instance was when, while I was watching a troublesome conveyor belt, a production supervisor instructed a first-day-on-the-job employee to stay at a safe distance and just observe until he got back. They were standing right beside me. After watching for a while, the new employee decided he had watched the sawing operation enough and jumped into the operater's position and promptly cut off four of his fingers.

Another time the day-shift lead-man wanted to show me a chain that had come off a sprocket - he picked up the still-moving chain and tried to wrap it back around the other sprocket. It caught, severing four of his fingers while I watched. I'll never forget the surprised look on his face.

I'll stop now, I'm starting to remember some really bad ones. I was a Maintenance Superintendent for Bruce Hardwood Floors in the '90's.
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Aeasley Man, those are some stories, I am glad you survived both times and hope you finish with surgeries soon and fully recover.

I also hope you don't mind that I'll never ask you for a ride anywhere.
I get that a lot for some reason.

Those are the only two accidents I've ever been in though.
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Aeasley Man, those are some stories, I am glad you survived both times and hope you finish with surgeries soon and fully recover.

I also hope you don't mind that I'll never ask you for a ride anywhere.
I get that a lot for some reason.

Those are the only two accidents I've ever been in though.
I'll bet you do! Heal well and stay safe.
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I get that a lot for some reason.

Those are the only two accidents I've ever been in though.
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Mild editing done for being a fucking arsehole.
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Do you have kids? If yes, could you please tell me at all times where they're at so we can eliminate the chance of our genes meshing. I'm not sure this globe would be ready for our grandkids.
No kids. Not possible. One of the results of the drunk driver accident.
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