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Well, this is a record even for me. We purchased our Escape 10 days ago and then while my wife was sitting in traffic, BOOM! Someone rear-ends her. Would have been fine but the driver had a license plate frame with a bull on it, and it's horns punched 2 holes in the bumper. Luckily no one was hurt, but when I got the call all I had to say was :censor: :censor: :censor: :censor: :censor: ! Pictures will follow, but the Escape goes back to the dealer soon to get fixed. Needless to say, we are not happy right now.
 

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YIKES!!! Poor Escape! Sorry to hear.....glad your wife is okay, though.
 

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Sorry to hear about that. I'm glad that nobody was injured.

I hope your 'scape is back to like-new soon!
 

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Squishy said:
Ouch. :doh:

Any damage to sheet metal, or is it just the bumper cover?
Just the bumper cover...the bull's horns punched 2 holes in it. The impact was at less than 5mph, so had the bull not been there, it probably wouldn't have even scratched the paint. But yeah, our Escape got gored at Mountaineer Race Track and Casino!
 

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Ouch!!! I'm also glad no one was hurt. I hope his insurance covers it.
 

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That $15 tag surround just cost the owner of the other car some money. Or at least his insurance company. :censor:
 

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That $15 tag surround just cost the owner of the other car some money. Or at least his insurance company. :censor:
Depends of if she has insurance...we still don't know if she does or not. The messed up thing is that we are from Pennsylvania, the other driver is from Ohio, and the incident occurred in West Virginia. :wall:
 

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Ohio has mandatory Liablity laws the last I heard.

Then again, that could mean nothing...depending upon the owner's disposition. :worry:
 

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jonas1022 said:
Ohio has mandatory Liablity laws the last I heard.

Then again, that could mean nothing...depending upon the owner's disposition. :worry:
Ohio does have mandatory laws, and the penalty for not carrying insurance is a license suspension. However that does not pay for my vehicle to get fixed, plus since the incident did not occur in the State of Ohio, I don't know if the suspension penalty will stick. I really don't want to screw anyone over here, I just want the vehicle fixed and I do not want to have to pay anything out of pocket. If she had hit my other vehicle (2002 Chevy Crapalier) I probably would have shrugged it off because one more dent wouldn't hurt it!
 
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