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Old Road Accidents   Views: 1216
He Walked Away   Comments: 3
Photo: Baldylocks   Item #: 25198  
 
He Walked Away

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  A photo of my father in laws company car after being an innocent party that was involved in a multi vehicle crash in the 1960s,between Wigan & Chorley
After all this he walked away with just a small cut above his eye & was back at work the following day.
 

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Comments by Mr T, 21st May 2014  
Looks quite a nasty bump.
Was your father in law badly injured?

Comments by Baldylocks, 21st May 2014  
No,Mr T,he was not badly hurt.
All he got was a small cut above his eye.
His mate (I think he was called Eric)picked him up from the hospital & back to where the car got towed away & recovered to,to get his personal effects from it.
He also took these photos & that was the last he ever saw of the car.
As for his ordeal,my father in law just shrugged it off & went back to work the following day,with a story to tell his workmates.

Comments by Kenee, 22nd May 2014  
Cars weren't very safe in those days but the 'crumple zones' on that one seem to have worked OK.

 
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