knitnana: An Interesting Evening...Not How I'd Planned at All!

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Tuesday, April 10, 2007

An Interesting Evening...Not How I'd Planned at All!

First...Everyone is okay and this is NOT my car. It IS, however, my front yard.
Second...I apologize for the quality of the photos...but it was dark out - after 8p.m.
I edited the brighteness and contrast as much as possible...This is the retaining wall in front of my house. The street runs uphill from left to right as you look at this photo...

And from the back...

Tow truck drivers are amazing people...I have 9 other photos that show him getting this girl's car out of the flower bed.

16 Comments:

Blogger Prayerful Knitter - Shelly said...

Wow! Did she go in reverse from the street to get there? Or, did she somehow jump the wall from below?

I bet she was very scared! I'm glad everyone is OK.

11:19 PM  
Blogger Karen said...

Wow! I'm glad that you all are okay.

12:08 AM  
Blogger janna said...

De-lurking to say -- holy crap!!!

12:15 AM  
Blogger Tiffany said...

Oh my goodness. How in the world did she get up there? Did she just say go go gadget car and it jumped. :)

1:44 AM  
Blogger Debi said...

Holy Cow!! Thank god no on was hurt!!

2:18 AM  
Blogger Becky said...

Can that car fly?! That is the oddest thing. Glad no one was hurt.

4:53 AM  
Blogger Wendy said...

Yikes! I'm so glad everyone is okay. But sorry about your yard!

6:58 AM  
Blogger KnitNana said...

The explanation I was given was she had parked the car on the hill with the emergency brake ON. Somehow the car rolled back down the hill. She said she was not in the car. She was more afraid of her parents wrath! (a young gal at best in her early 20s)

8:15 AM  
Blogger Kate said...

Yikes! Don't they tell you in drivers ed that you should turn your front wheels to the right and set the emergency brake when you park uphill? Of course, I took drivers ed 25 years ago so I could be remembering wrong. . . . .

8:21 AM  
Blogger Rachel said...

OMG....bet that was a surprise to both of you! Was it slippery out of something?

8:54 AM  
Blogger JennyRaye said...

Good grief, that's like a 4 foot retaining wall?!?! Did she back off or go up it? If she went up, there had to be some speeding involved.

10:55 AM  
Blogger Margene said...

Wow! That's must have been some drama for you!

11:14 AM  
Anonymous Dave Daniels said...

That must have been some high-octane gas to get the car that high up!

11:25 AM  
Blogger Chris said...

Yikes - that had to sound most alarming!

12:16 PM  
Blogger teabird17 said...

Oh no - thank heavens everyone is ok. What a sight!

1:41 PM  
Blogger Ruinwen said...

I've seen a horsefly and a housefly but never a carfly :)

Glad no one was hurt...sorry about your flower bed!

10:44 AM  

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