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almost home, car crash [Dec. 8th, 2006|08:02 pm]
Brad Fitzpatrick

in taxi now going home from SFO. And the driver just spun out going around exit ramps, spun car, and went head-on into gaurd rail at 20 mph, deploying his airbag and totally fucking up the front of the taxi. I saw it coming so was able to brace myself.

.. Yet he's continuing to drive me home. Airbag in his lap. Wtf?

Home sweet home.

[User Picture]From: rahaeli
2006-12-09 04:04 am (UTC)
Oh, San Francisco.
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[User Picture]From: burr86
2006-12-09 04:05 am (UTC)
.... Wow.
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[User Picture]From: henry
2006-12-09 04:06 am (UTC)
that's hardcore.
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[User Picture]From: flipzagging
2006-12-09 04:09 am (UTC)
This sounds bad. Your driver might have a concussion. He could be seriously confused, drowsy, or have impaired judgment. Not that I'm a doctor but it just seems like common sense to get out.

Plus the guy's kind of proven that he doesn't know how to drive in the rain.
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[User Picture]From: hellarad
2006-12-09 04:14 am (UTC)


i can't decide if that deserves a tiny tip or a huge tip.
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[User Picture]From: ravengirl
2006-12-09 04:17 am (UTC)
hilarious AND scary.
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[User Picture]From: xotiffany
2006-12-09 07:48 am (UTC)
I second this.
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[User Picture]From: robflynn
2006-12-09 04:47 am (UTC)
Wow, glad you're alright. That's some dedication... or... insanity?
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[User Picture]From: forgers
2006-12-09 05:21 am (UTC)

Gods love you :)

This is the Russian risk, sublimated. You've brought back some dark energy, but gods love you and dissipated it. :)
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[User Picture]From: dakus
2006-12-09 05:27 am (UTC)
u always have the adventures...
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[User Picture]From: byron
2006-12-09 05:42 am (UTC)
And he'll probably still expect a tip. Glad you were not hurt dude.
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From: pinterface
2006-12-09 06:50 am (UTC)

Coming in tomorrow's paper:

"In retrospect, perhaps hiring the 'Crazy Taxi' guys to create the cabbie training simulator was not such a hot idea.", said a Chairman of San Francisco's DOT, under conditions of anonmity.

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[User Picture]From: mcfnord
2006-12-09 09:59 am (UTC)
i'm glad you're alright, brad.
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[User Picture]From: cjcollier
2006-12-09 12:56 pm (UTC)
yipe. crazy shit. glad you're okay.
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[User Picture]From: ydna
2006-12-09 05:55 pm (UTC)
I guess the adventure doesn't end when you get home.
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[User Picture]From: feren
2006-12-10 02:59 am (UTC)
That's pretty damn hardcore. I wonder if he was originally from the Bronx or something?
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