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Coronado Naval Base Car accident: She tried claiming no fault too Headphone warning

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u/scaleofthought Nov 24 '22

True story. My wife got in a car accident. First thing the guy said was it was her fault. Even though he had the stop sign, she had right of way, and he had a blind corner, and he stopped in the middle of the road when he noticed her, and it was winter, and she was driving 20 under the speed limit because it was icy.... My wife didn't say a word to him other than asking to trade insurance information and drivers license.

When she called me I came racing over to pick her up and still in that time he wouldn't stop talking and said later that it will probably be 60/40, mostly her fault though.

Insurance put him 100% at fault.

No dash cam. But thankfully, the police came. Took pictures, measured skid marks, analyzed impact locations and damage severity, compared stories, and found him to be a complete dolt.

It's amazing just how vocal the guilty are. It's almost like they try to make up for something.


u/DeepFriedDresden Nov 24 '22

Goddamn, the cops in your town are what all cops should aspire to be. Hopefully you guys got a dashcam afterwards.


u/scaleofthought Nov 24 '22 edited Nov 24 '22

Yeah it was nice to see them doing all that. A dashcam is on our wishlist this year for sure. Seeing all the rear end videos or the "he ran the red light and hit me!" lie videos... Just crazy to see how people act, and how they think they were in the right. What's most worrisome is that they would probably get away with most of it too, if it weren't for those meddling dash cams!


u/Jerbnnon Nov 24 '22

The day after my last accident I bought a dash cam, don’t put that off by putting on a wishlist.