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Old 14th December 2007, 15:22   #541
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@Torqueguru, just reading your account of the accident gives me the jitters. Am glad you are fine after such a scary incident. Hope nothing happened to the small girl who jumped into your path.
after i walked out of the hospital(barely), me and my dad n mom went to the place where the accident happend and gave jalebis to the people of the nearby huts into whose yard the car fell, who were amongst those who helped me to the hospital, and coincidentally we found out that the little girl was fine, she belonged to the people who were selling tender coconuts on the roadside....
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Old 14th December 2007, 15:23   #542
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Harjeev, what happenned? The Zen looks mangled beyond imagination!!

Torqueguru - great to hear that youre fine, looks almost unbelievable.
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Old 14th December 2007, 15:26   #543
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i can assume what is going through you ,especially when you were talking of your parents support.because i was also involved in an accident in 2002 jan 26th midnight at cochin and the car was a cielo,totalled as it rammed into a bus-superfast and was in flames.cutting it short i was stuck for almost 3 months and then returned to normal life and was a new man atleast when i drive the car.i was taking things for granted before and felt that all the things are in control and it is a matter of one hand and 2 foot buisness.now i realise the facts and more cautious .
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Old 14th December 2007, 15:31   #544
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You are one lucky man dude. Thats all i can say
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Old 14th December 2007, 20:36   #545
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@Torqueguru,Thats a scary accident,good to hear that you are fine now, drive safe buddy.

@harjeev,That zen looks like a crushed tin can.
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harjeev,

in a very similar accident in mumbai, a friend's brother lost his life. young man, all of 18, sitting in the swift. bang from a 407 and a precious life is extinguished for no reason.
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Torqueguru: Pics were really shocking, but after reading it, was amazed at the positive way in which you took it.
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The car cost 10 lakhs and the damage tallied upto 12....it was not a very old car just 9 months since purchase, way back in 2005. The insurance guys handed over a brand new car , though we had to put in around 3 lakh 50 thousand.

Thats really touching. But after all you are fine now... where is this car now? if i could get you a gift from that like a brake pedal or something.
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Thats really touching. But after all you are fine now... where is this car now? if i could get you a gift from that like a brake pedal or something.
Hehe..I have a few broken bones and a bent spinal cord inside me...they are gifts i carry wid me all the time...so no need to take the trouble friend, brake pedal or anything for that matter doesnt stand a chance.. hehe
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Torqueguru,your story is nothing short of divine intervention.
Good to know that you have fought the battle against ill luck,and made it out with what ever you had.
Boy! If not anything else,this thread sure reminds me of the games life plays with us. The least we can do is to be careful & vigilant on the roads.

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Torqueguru do you know that you a lucky chap?i appreciate your optimism,keep it up.
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Saw this on ECR during my recent drive.

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Read in today's Hindustan Times
This happened yesterday morning at Bhandup on the Eastern Express Highway. There was a tanker watering plants along the divider. A speeding Qualis rammed into it, overturned and hit by a fast moving Scorpio. The Scorpio overturned too. All 7 occupants of the Scorpio escaped with minor injuries. The driver of the Qualis, a 60 year old businessman, died.
I've come across this sort of negligent parking by tankers many times, mostly on the Western Express Highway. There's no warning sign put up. There you are, gradually moving into the overtaking lane to pass a slower vehicle and a motionless tanker welcomes you. Can be terrifying.
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this Swift Is Saying -I AM STILL ALIVE.

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How is the car still running? Looks like it took a beating quite sometime ago..
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