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On Tuesday night my wife was driving back to work after her lunch break. It had been raining and drizzling here for 3 days. She took a curve, doing 30, and and the vehicle began to hydroplane off the road. This normally would not be a big problem for an SUV but unfortunately, on the side of the road she drifted off of was a big drainagle ditch made with lare rocks. The VUE hit the ditch and proceeded to roll over twice. She said she could not get either of the front doors to open and was smelling gasoline very strongly in there so she proceeded to kick out the driver's side window and make an exit through there. Thank God she was not seriously injured. She got an ambulance ride to the emergency room and had Xrays and a Cat Scan done to make sure her internals were ok. Everything was fine. No broken bones or internal problems. She was pretty banged up, sore and bruised though. I'm guessing the insurance company will consider it a total loss.

Needless to say, we are VERY satisfied with the safety that this vehicle provided for my wife. She really loved her VUE and we plan on getting another. I'm trying to talk her into the Redline VUE at the moment, but of course, the decision is ultimately hers.
















 

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well that sucks, but at least she is okay and injured other that some bruises..... but its good to see that saturns keep their word on safety.
 

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thank god she is all right! i'd have a heart attack if that happened to my fiance...

hopefully you can talk her into the VUE RL, but what she likes is what she likes, right! glad everything is ok though.
 

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Vita said:
thank god she is all right! i'd have a heart attack if that happened to my fiance...

hopefully you can talk her into the VUE RL, but what she likes is what she likes, right! glad everything is ok though.
Yeah, it scared the crap out of me when the ambulance guy called me up and said they were taking my wife to the emergency room so I left the kids with the neighbor and the RL did between 90 and 110 all the way there. I was so relieved she was not seriously injured. I don't know what I'd do without my wife. She's the most beautiful woman I know, inside and out.
 

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Yeah, it scared the crap out of me when the ambulance guy called me up and said they were taking my wife to the emergency room so I left the kids with the neighbor and the RL did between 90 and 110 all the way there. I was so relieved she was not seriously injured. I don't know what I'd do without my wife. She's the most beautiful woman I know, inside and out.

wife and kids? damn i feel like the youngest one on here... :p
 

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wife and kids? damn i feel like the youngest one on here... :p

Yep, I've got two little ones. A 5 year old daughter and 3 year old son. I'm not THAT old, dammit. Just 32. :)
 

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wow your all growed up and stuff :p im 22, but mentally 12 :D
same here...

i keep telling my fiance that i'll never change, and i haven't scared her off yet :D
 

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hey jpk, if you get another view, make sure saturn fixed the recalll on it, i heard it was a huge recall. withthe suspension, the suspension i guess collapses and causes accidents obviously. so if u get another vue make sure it's been fixed wouldnt want something worse to happen.

but on another note glad to see everyone is ok, glad to see impact wise the vehicle performed great.

on another note, hows your Redline? tranny all fixed? i know u were going to file a lemon suit. i'll look for an update on that on the other thread.
 

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It may work to your advantage at the dealership. If they know that you'll be in the market for a new car, hopefully they will find some compromise on your Ion in hopes of your business for a new vehicle. Just a thought.
 

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Hey JPK, I work at a Saturn dealer and we have an "accident board" in the showroom, and this one definately qualifies. I'm really glad everything is OK for you and your wife. If you want her to get the RL VUE, try subliminal messages:D
 

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The Satty dealer already knows that we may be in the market for a new vehicle soon. They've been really nice about the maintenance on my RL as well.

I dunno though. The insurance co. is dragging their feet and with Thanksgiving weekend we are not likely to know anything until the middle of the week.

About her buying an RL VUE, she works for Mercedes/Benz Financial and gets a pretty good discount on them. She's finding it hard to pass up a deal on a Mercedes C class. :D


Well see though.
 
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