Hit By A Dump Truck
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28

I own a 2002 Ford Taurus and on January 31, 2013 I was hit on the rear driver’s side by a dump truck causing my Ford to spin in front of the dump truck causing the secondary impact of being t-boned. I literally had the dump truck in my face pushing my driver’s side sideways down the road until the dump truck came to a complete stop. I was able to walk away from the accident with minimal injuries and I feel that the Ford Taurus had a lot to do it. I was surprised when I saw the damage to the vehicle later that day because I expected a lot more. Both driver side doors are smashed. The rear driver’s side door exterior was completely ripped in half. The interior side had no damage at all. The frame was damaged and my attorney is having it totaled for insurance reasons. I would like to add that I strongly believe Ford is one of the reasons I was able to walk away from the accident and I strongly believe that Ford is one of the reasons I am still alive. I was released from the ER the same day and the ER doctor prepared for a lot worse when I arrived. Ford help save my life and I am extremely thankful for the well made vehicles your company makes. I will be buying from Ford. I always felt safe in the vehicle and I would like to continue that in my next driving experience and I do LOVE to drive. The 2002 Ford Taurus is my first Ford; I had it less than a year. I received the car when my husband’s grandmother passed and the car only had 17,000 miles on it (34,000 miles at the time of the accident) so I knew I had a lot of time left with the Taurus and I loved driving it. Thank you for helping save my life and for building a quality vehicle. You have a Ford customer for life.

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