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Was hit by a 1 Ton truck that went thru a stop sign at approx 60-80 km/h, then dragged me for 20 ft. Knocked me out for a bit and ended up with 5 rib fractures and a lung contusion. Cop and Tow truck guys said I was lucky and they were amazed at how well the Subu handled the impact.

I must say, thanks for saving my life subaru.

Looking at a 2010 Forester now.
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That is crazy!

Sounds like you are a little banged up, but you are certainly lucky to be alive.

Good luck on your new shopping, and hopefully your insurance (and their insurance) are taking care of you well.
 

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Look at the front piller..almost not deformed. Hardly even pushed in..windshield is intact. Very impressive.
 

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Thanks guys, yes could have been a lot worse. I'm quite lucky that it was hit where it was. Amazingly the compartment where my feet were wasn't crushed. The EMT people were amazed that I could easily move my legs, as they thought I would be needed to be cut out.

I just bought a 2010 forester, this time with side safety curtains, lol. I get it on Thurs. It will be the first black vehicle I've ever owned, I understand they are hard to keep clean, sigh.

ttyl.................kd
 

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Blood spots on the airbags look gnarly!!

Get yourself a lawyer and make sure you get what's coming to you! Remember, They need to make you 'whole' again (or as close to that as possible)
 
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