Accidents Do Happen

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Accidents Do Happen

Postby happy_hiker » Fri Dec 11, 2020 7:22 am

Falling Off Black Bear Pass
The part of the video showing the accident is only about five seconds long. It gets played a couple times and once in slow motion at the end. But the first few minutes of the video shows what the terrain is like. Doesn't look any worse than the road up to South Park Canyon or down Lippincott, but it is a narrow road cut into a steep slope.
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Re: Accidents Do Happen

Postby BoraxBill » Sat Dec 12, 2020 6:16 am

Speaking of South Park Canyon, there was a jeep that took a tumble right above the Brigg's Cabin several years back. No deaths, but the jeep didn't do very well.
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Re: Accidents Do Happen

Postby mrfish » Mon Dec 14, 2020 6:27 am

Jeep Wrangler Falls off BLACK BEAR PASS !
Here's a shorter video which concentrates on the actual accident. Rollovers like this happen from time to time, but seldom do they get caught on camera.
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Re: Accidents Do Happen

Postby tronagirl » Thu Dec 24, 2020 6:38 am

Off-Road Crash Driver Won't Be Charged
Sometimes accidents are just purely bad luck or maybe absent-mindedness, but often there is a lot of stupidity involved.
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Re: Accidents Do Happen

Postby torn80 » Sat Jan 02, 2021 7:17 am

Girl, 9, accidentially kills instructor in Uzi accident
This was just plain bad judgement on the part of the adults involved. Kids don't need to be shooting this type of firearm. Maybe a small .22 rifle, but there's really no need for kids under 105 pounds to be shooting anything more than a NERF gun!
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Re: Accidents Do Happen

Postby recluse » Mon Jan 04, 2021 9:07 pm

Driver tries to run over Kentucky snowman which had tree trunk has base
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