F-150 Head-on Into Semi
OCT
19

On September 24th, 2010 I was working in Gainsville, FL along a 2-lane state highway. I had been sick that day and while driving down the highway I became ill again and fainted. My F-150 veered into oncoming traffic and I collieded head-on into a tractor trailer carrying a load of limestone. I was seriously injured in the accident and was life-lined to the hospital with multiple fractures in my left femur and hip. After 2 surgeries and a week in the hospital, I am now home recovering. However, the outcome to this story should be much different and I wouldn’t be here today to thank Ford if it weren’t for the QUALITY safety features and engineering of my truck. It’s not an impressive story unless you see the pictures of the truck after the accident so I have included one. I just want to personally thank those involved in anyway in the desinging and building such a safe truck. I am now at home and on the way to full recovery. THANK YOU!!!

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carmen veneziale It doesn't matter how fast you are going ! A semi is legally limited to 80000 lb. Loaded ! That truck may weigh 6000 lb.
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Aric Beemer How fast were you going do you know??? I don't know why but I am surprised your truck got that much damage considering how strong they make vehicles now. But of course I do know semis are extremely heavy compared to your average vehicle! Even more so with a load like limestone!!! But wow!!
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