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    Pic: Mirage + Moose + lucky driver

    Ouch.

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    May said the moose fell into the vehicle and bounced up hitting the back of the car and then hitting the highway.


    “Thank God for adrenaline. I pushed the windshield off of me and was able to get myself out. The airbags didn't go off, but my car was destroyed.”
    Full story: http://www.nugget.ca/2018/05/23/woma...good-samaritan


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    Glad everyone's ok.

    Someone get the suspension & brakes. Save the CVT for Fummins.

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    Quote Originally Posted by MetroMPG View Post
    Airbags didnt go off??????????????/

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    Quote Originally Posted by emdeplam View Post
    Airbags didnt go off??????????????/
    A moose is a tall beast. It's bulk probably missed the sensors that would set off the air bags.

    It was good to read that no one was seriously hurt, & the driver survived! A smashed up car can be replaced. That had to be a scary moment.
    Last edited by Mark; 05-25-2018 at 05:43 AM.

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    The Mirage may not be 'moose-proof'. But can we at least now call it 'moose-resistant'?

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    Wow, that is some good damage. It is awesome that he was able to walk away from that.
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    WOW they're lucky to be alive! Moose suck to run into especially in a car, outcome is usually far worse than that.

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    I wonder if the moose survived.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Cobrajet View Post
    The Mirage may not be 'moose-proof'. But can we at least now call it 'moose-resistant'?
    I am Moose of Borg. Resistance is futile.

    Yeah, that girl is really lucky she wasn't driving faster.


    Simplify and add lightness.

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