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A lucky escape
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A few pics of my mate's (ex)XTR.
He bought it new last year and regularly used it to go to motorcycle GP's in Spain and Potugal.
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On one trip,he was returning from Spain and pulled over in France to a rest area to get some sleep (he uses a truck mattress in the car) when a drunk Frenchman ran into the back of him in the early hours.
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The French driver died at the scene,but my mate walked away without a scratch.
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Though,if he'd have been sleeping on the right hand side of the car he wouldn't have been so lucky!
2010 XTR in black with bells and whistles

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#2
OMG, he was lucky indeed! Glad he got out OK. Thanks for the pix.

Tom
2010 Berlingo Multispace HDi 110 with FAP.  Persamos green.

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#3
wow thats a scary pic.......bit worse than my reverse into wall. Glad he was ok.
Pete
2010 artic silver VTR with EXTRAS.......Confusedunny:
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#4
The white car in the first pic,in front of the XTR,was all that was left of the Frenchman's car (a Renault I think) after they cut him out.
2010 XTR in black with bells and whistles

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#5
wheres the pix ,,, why cant i see them
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#6
Wow.. that's some form of perverse good luck there. Perverse in so much as he was lucky enough to have survived, but not so lucky to get hit in first place
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#7
Spoke to my mate last weekend and he reckons it'll be a year or more before the insurance pays out,some problem or another with Tesco insurance.
The car is still sitting in France and the assessor reckons it'll cost £14,000 to repair it whereas the car has a value of £13,500 (if it wasn't bent!).
The only thing he has is the three back seats,which he took out before he went on his trip,so.......he may be putting them on E-bay.
2010 XTR in black with bells and whistles

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#8
ok if he is interested in selling them give me first option PLEASE.....pete
2010 artic silver VTR with EXTRAS.......Confusedunny:
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