Tag Archives: runaway

Wait, you’re not going to quote me, are you?

21 Sep

A neighbor, who wished to remain anonymous, said he was the first to show up after the crash.

“I was just sitting there reading a magazine, and it sounded like a bomb went off,” he said.

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Speaking with authority.

15 Jul

An Australian woman who was a survivor of the Marriott Hotel bombing in Jakarta in 2009 was among the diners. “It sounded like a bomb. I’ve been in a bombing so I thought it was a bomb,” the woman said.

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Three-fer.

28 May

The driver, in his 60s, was slumped over the wheel while his wife tried to take control of the truck and in the process plowed through a home’s fence and then went through another house’s carport, shed and laundry room.

McFarland was inside at the time of the crash and says it sounded and looked like a bomb went off.

The truck scattered all of his family’s possessions before coming to a stop at a third home, knocking out its electricity.

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The unknown.

21 May

“It sounded like a bomb went off,” the woman told the newspaper. “I don’t know how he is alive. I don’t know how this man survived the accident.”

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Rent day.

15 May

TAMPA — Wallace Hargrove was eating at his breakfast bar Wednesday afternoon when his landlord came crashing through a wall of the Osborne Avenue house, propelled by a runaway sport-utility vehicle.

“It was like a nightmare,” Hargrove, 49, said. “It seemed like a bomb went off.”

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Second-hand.

7 May

“My daughter said it sounded like a bomb went off in here,” Johnson said, who was at the bank at the time of the incident.

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26 feet.

6 May

He was hit by a driver going 80mph, a year ago, on I-77 south of Rockside Road. “I felt like I was on a landmine, like a bomb went off and I was thrown 26 feet in the air,” says Wood.

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