I was on my way to school when I looked out the left window and saw something. I did a double take. Big mistake. When I turned my attention back to the road there were cars stopped in the middle of the road in my lane. I hit my brakes and moved over, but I must have over corrected because I had a hard time getting my car under control. I swerved and hit another car in front of me, half of their rear was crumpled in, and my car lost a headlight and was leaking coolant fluid.
I pulled my car off the road and was in a median on the highway because I couldn’t drive anywhere. As I pulled over I was crying my eyes out thinking, “No, no, this can’t be happening to me! Not my car. Please not my car!” I was banging my head on the steering wheel in frustration. I called my dad to come and help me. This was a bad accident and I really needed him. While I was crying on the side of the highway the other crashed car realized their car still ran, and they took off. “Where are you going?!” I yelled. I started freaking out, feeling so alone and angry that the other driver had left.
My dad came and helped calm me down. It was impossible to understand what I was saying, I was crying so hard. My dad told me to call the police and file a report. As we were sitting in my car on the side farthest from the highway another car came out of nowhere and took my mirror off. I know, I’m that lucky? Thankfully no one was hurt in either accident. I called our insurance after we talked with the police and as we were talking with our insurance, the man who hit me the second time came around and pulled over to give us his information and said his insurance would pay for the mirror.
I was so relieved that finally something was going right. It may not have been much, but it was better than nothing. The policeman who took my report of the accident said that it was better for me that the other driver took off, since I hit them from behind it was my fault and I would have had to pay for their cars damage and mine. From what I remember, it looked like I had taken a sledgehammer to one corner of their car. My car was for the most part unharmed. Sure the face is kind of messed up and I need a new headlight but the most serious damage is little and can easily be repaired.
Who would’ve thought a hit and run would work turn out this way? I hit the other car and it was my fault. I would have had to pay for the damage, but they took off not stopping to see whether or not I was fine or even alive. How RUDE!!