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Old 22nd April 2005, 17:28   #1
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Default Unfortunate crash Of a beemer..

Guyz, saw this while travelling from B'lore to Kerala..It was around 8 am, beemer rumoured doing around 170 head on to a little 800 doing 110. Occupants in the beemer were safe not so for the latter 3 down 1 in serious state of coma.
Location : Coimbatore.

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Old 22nd April 2005, 17:43   #2
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This is very unfortunate
People with faster and safer cars should care for other road users too.
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Old 22nd April 2005, 18:07   #3
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that car is a wreck..so horrible..
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Old 22nd April 2005, 18:15   #4
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This is very unfortunate
People with faster and safer cars should care for other road users too.


how can u say just by looking at the pic that its the bigger car's fault.

whichever car was on the wrong side of the road will also have its rear door dented as it will have been trying to cut across to its lane while overtaking.
so while doing so the other car will also hit the rear part of the overtaking car.

here,when u look at the 2 pics,its the M800 that has the dent on rear door,while the bmw has only the front RHS dented.
which tells that probably the M800 was at fault.
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Old 22nd April 2005, 18:30   #5
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well this pic only gives me goosebumps!! pheww trust me, i have seen a lot of wrecked cars..... all my life..... but none as bad as the 800! What happend to the beemer chap??? Is he behind bars or somethign??
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Old 22nd April 2005, 19:32   #6
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Unfortunate this thing has happened . Speed does kill , safe driving people

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how can u say just by looking at the pic that its the bigger car's fault.....
which tells that probably the M800 was at fault.
What you say makes sense. Provided the BMW driver did not lose control while overtaking himself. He could have easily skidded into the M800. But all the same *** was the 800 driver doing 110 kmph for???? No way that an 800 is built for such speed.
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hey guys..
ya this is one of the most horrifying crashes ever seen.. dont know who is at fault though.. the car is a 730d and in in our Thane workshop for repairs.. the car is a total wreck..
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hey guys..
the car is a 730d and in in our Thane workshop for repairs.. the car is a total wreck..
If it is a total wreck, how can it be repaired ?
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well the workk has already started.. it was written off as a total loss.. but the car has come for repair anyways..
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Any casualties??! Was anybody killed in the event?? I hope not, although the driver seems to be confirmed dead.

Very bad state. I can hardly imagine the trauma these guys will be going through. And if you're injured the shock you can go through if you are unable to move/walk/etc. It can be really frustrating. I mean inside a second, your whole life can change. It can be a complete mess, be it your fault or the other persons. I wouldn't want anyone to be in such a state, its just too much for someone to handle. The pain and emotions just hit the ceiling. I pray to God all of us learn from this and drive a little more carefully and be aware that you can put yours and the lives of others on the line for a minute of excitement and pleasure.

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well the workk has already started.. it was written off as a total loss.. but the car has come for repair anyways..
I really don't think that I would like to go near that car, inner structure has been bent.
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ya.. there is damage to the car all the way to the rear door.. including the floor.. right now the car is strippped down to its monocoque.. a car of this size and magnitude was damaged to this extent.. thn the 800 stands no chance.. i am not able to see the pics.. something wrong with the links?? saw the pic of the 800 though.. chills u to the spine..
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damn thats gotta be one of the worst i have seen. the bmw is the bangled one eh i guess the first one to be trashed like this. pretty sad. shocked 800 was going 110 and BMW 170 wht the hell was the beemer fellow thinking
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I feel sad for the people in the 800. Its not worth taking it on the highway. It should be for city only.

The beemer can be repaired though. Lot of the newer German cars come with a bolted front end that can be fully replaced in case of a crash. In this case you need the whole front right suspension, rails, fender etc. Engine looks like it can be saved.
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