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Outcome: Rear quartered by oncoming car due to running red light.
surfer91919
post Tue, 6 Oct 2020 - 11:30
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Thought I would post this up.
2 years ago I absent mindedly ran a red light on the second of three sets of traffic lights on a roundabout. An oncoming car on a green light coming onto the roundabout rear quartered me as I was driving away just before I got to my exit causing me to spin out and then get plowed along in a T bone situation. My car was written off, no injuries to myself and no passengers in either car, fair amount of damage to the other car which hit me (though it drove away basically intact) and she later claimed for whiplash and wrist pain. Outcome was a 1 day safe and considerate driving course which cost about £175 and involved half a day in the classroom and an hour and a half or so in a driving school car.
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cp8759
post Tue, 6 Oct 2020 - 17:07
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How did the civil claim end?


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I am not on the "motorists's side", nor am I on the "police/CPS/council's" side, I am simply in favour of the rule of law.
No, I am not a lawyer.
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surfer91919
post Wed, 7 Oct 2020 - 11:36
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QUOTE (cp8759 @ Tue, 6 Oct 2020 - 18:07) *
How did the civil claim end?


Good question. All I know is the claim for car damage (including writing mine off) and injury totalled about £12k and is now settled.
It hasn't made much difference to my insurance. Managed to renew with someone else for less than I could find the year before with no accidents to declare.

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cp8759
post Wed, 7 Oct 2020 - 12:00
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Assuming you disclosed the at-fault claim, the only thing I can conclude is you were being properly being ripped off before.


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