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01 December 2006 @ 07:36 pm
Oh gosh......  
..... I was just in a car accident. I was heading home from work around 4:05pm, going straight (think I was doing about 40 mph) and had a green light. Suddenly this car makes a left turn and comes shooting across the intersection. I started to hit the brakes but it was too late and we collided. My airbags went off and I quickly piloted the car to a lot next to a florist. There were a few other cars involved too. After we collided the one car (that caused it) spun out and then hit another car. So now my car is banged up in the front... not TOO bad but the fender is pretty much hanging off it. Will have to get someone from my insurance company to look at it and I guess I'll be getting a loaner for a little while.

I'm feeling a little better now but still somewhat shaken. Luckily I wasn't hurt at all - my throat's just a little irritated from the smoke from the airbags. The thing that scares me the most is thinking what could have happened if I was going faster... I thank God that it was just the front of my car that was banged up.
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Suzotchkasuzotchka1 on December 1st, 2006 09:58 pm (UTC)
OMG! I am **SO GLAD** that you are okay! Feakin g stupid drivers! That sounds almost like exactly what happened when I was in an accident 3 years ago. Someone ran a red light. And I hate air bags! That's what broke my nose and burnt my face!

Try to relax and take it easy you may not feel anything until tomorrow. If I can do anything for you, you have my number, just call me okay? **HUGS YOU** I am so glad you're okay!
jessm78: innocencejessm78 on December 2nd, 2006 12:08 am (UTC)
Thanks so much for the hugs! *hugs back* Yeah the other driver was a girl around late teens-early twenties. And when her mom showed up she actually said "I had a feeling she'd get in a car accident." Ouch, the air bags broke your nose and burnt your face? That's awful! I'm still coughing a bit but I got the taste of the smoke out of my mouth.

I've been sitting watching some tv and feeling a little better but I guess I could start feeling something tomorrow. I'll definitely keep that in mind, I appreciate the concern Sue! :)
CKOckojlf on December 1st, 2006 11:38 pm (UTC)
glad your okay Jess :) *hugs*
jessm78: stick togetherjessm78 on December 2nd, 2006 12:09 am (UTC)
Thanks, me too! I'm just so glad I wasn't going any faster or it could have been a head-on collision. *shudders*

Thanks for the hugs :) *hugs back*
ltrottie on December 2nd, 2006 10:07 am (UTC)
YIKES!!!!
Hope your ok?
(((((HUGS)))))
jessm78: The Questjessm78 on December 2nd, 2006 05:31 pm (UTC)
I'm ok, thanks for the hugs! I was so glad that no one was hurt... today my chest is a bit sore from the air bags going off but I think that will subside. I'm going out to dinner tonight with a friend to get my mind off it.

Thanks so much for the concern, really appreciate it :)
Susan: Treesuekay_87 on December 2nd, 2006 05:58 pm (UTC)
OMG...You okay?
jessm78: S1 promo picjessm78 on December 2nd, 2006 06:12 pm (UTC)
I'm okay thanks. :) I'm a bit sore but they said that was to be expected. I should be fine. I'm just glad that no one was hurt. It was pretty nerve-wracking.
Christine (aka) Pineapple >^..^<chris4short on December 2nd, 2006 08:18 pm (UTC)
AHH just callded and left a message - sooo glad it was your car and not YOU! That poor car has been in so many accidents this past few months... but that is why they have fenders and air bags... *hugs* I hope you are calming down, I know it is very scary!! *more hugs, and a plate full of cookies - aka my dinner*
jessm78: thanksjessm78 on December 3rd, 2006 07:16 pm (UTC)
Thanks for the hugs :) Yeah first the poor baby had a van back into it and now its front is smashed up.... but I'm glad that it wasn't me! Yum, cookies... I feel a lot better now. :D