|Doesn't look that bad, right? Uni-body frame makes it unsuitable and too costly for repair.|
So a week ago, last Sunday, the husband was on his way to work. He gets rear-ended while he is stopped at a light. OUCH! The 17 yr old that hit him was most likely texting because why would he not notice, he was stopped at a red light? The husband re-injured his back from an earlier injury just last month. Nothing serious. The car, was drivable and he went on to work after all the preliminary stuff was done. Fortunately, he had 2 witnesses. A CHP and a Firemen.
The car is totaled. It's a 2010 with 54,000 miles on it. We even had an extended warranty on it. Runs like a little charm. We're sick about it. We still owe about $2500 on the loan. After that is paid off, we get stuck with a smaller amount and we are not going to make a new car purchase, or finance another vehicle. We are going to sacrifice for about 6 months, using THE BEAST and saving like mad to add to the money so we can pay cash for the car. I am sick, that we will have to pay for a someone else's used car with 100,000 miles on it. All because some 17 yr old wasn't watching what he was doing. Plus, the inconvenience it has caused us. The husband lost 2 days of work. I'm just pissed. So much for trying to do what is right...it gets taken away and you're back to square one.
|THE BEAST has been called back into the game.|