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Was hit in the rear of my Jeep. Messed up back bumper & tire.

I have a 2000 Jeep Wrangler that was involved in an accident today. I was hit in the rear from someone driving approx. 40 mph. It messed up the rear right bumper & pushed the tire forward, bending it. What are the chances of this being a fixable problem? Or is my Jeep going to be considered totaled?

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  • nlgeren Apr 23, 2009

    I'm ok! Thanks! I work for UPS & so I'm very aware of my surroundings while I'm on the road. I saw it coming but knew there was no way to stop the accident b/c there was oncoming traffic on the opposite side of the road. So I swerved to my right as best I could. Had I have not seen it coming, I would've been pushed into oncoming traffic & it probably wouldn't have been too pretty. I'm not having any pain or discomfort, just shaken up a little. Not sure if the lady was on her cell. Thanks for the advice. I love my Jeep & just hope they can fix it!

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WOW! are you ok? May be sore tomorrow morning. 9 years old is against fixing it, as the value has dropped since new of course, but wranglers hold their value well. You are going to have to bring it to a body shop with a frame machine to check to see how tweaked the frame is. The tire being pushed forward can be fixed, although that's going to cost too. Hope you're ok, and yes, I think you can get it fixed , although it's going to be close. Was the moron that hit you on a cell phone? I almost got t-boned today by a guy on his cell blowing off a red light. Cop 100' down the street didn't see it! His lucky day! Let me know how you make out. Good luck Curt

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