......CRASH, BOOM BIKEMOBILE NO MORE
My wife and I were sitting in our Caravan at a stop light behind several cars this evening. I noticed a large black pickup screaming by us, squeezing through into the left turn lane. Immediately afterwards, CRASH, the car behind the pickup hit us full speed at about 40 mph. I don't even think the 18yo used her brakes!! She didn't realize there might be a car in front of the pickup aftrer he changed lanes at a high rate of speed.
We were pushed into the car in front of us. The front of the the car that hit us was totally destroyed, our rear end was destroyed, and the front heavily damaged.
The car in front was mildly damaged (a Lincoln Town Car) - 1993.
My bike mobile is no more. I hate trying to find a replacement vehicle that received as good of care as my car did. I am not sure if we will buy another Caravan or similar or not.
No one was injured, except my wife is feeling some "seat belt" pain. Everyone seems to have insurance.
The paramedics were great - so comforting to my wife, and the police were also great. We rode home on the rescue truck, and the medics took all of our stuff out of the car and put it in our garage. The police came by later to give us info about the other driver - we had not received the info exchange form before we left the scene.
I HATE SHOPPING FOR NEW(ER) CARS!