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Old 8th March 2019, 12:39   #1
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Default My ZT saved my life

Wednesday on the A142 my MK2 MG ZT saved my life as unfortunately i had a head on collision at 60 mph but thaks to my ZT I only suffered a suspected fractured wrist and ebrassions from the seam belt and it was frequently told to me if I was in my 1992 fiesta Iíd bee cream crackered
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Old 8th March 2019, 12:51   #2
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Jeez. Looks and sounds like you were very lucky to walk away from that!
Glad you're mostly okay!

Look forward to the restoration thread to get that back on the road.
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Old 8th March 2019, 13:14   #3
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Saw this on Facebook, glad you are ok, the car did its job 👍👍
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Old 8th March 2019, 13:32   #4
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Wow- that looks bad- I'm glad that you're more or less OK. How were the folks in the other car ?

I know that A142 well, and it is a treacherous road - busy and often folks make risky overtaking moves to get past all the tractors, JCBs etc. that seem to inhabit the stretch between Chatteris and Ely.

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Old 8th March 2019, 13:41   #5
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Lydia showed me this on facebook. Glad the ZT stood up well for you.
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Old 8th March 2019, 14:12   #6
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All hail to the car. Glad you are mostly fine. A new crash test dummy added to the ranks.
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Old 8th March 2019, 15:03   #7
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Glad that you are virtually ok. Well done to the ZT for protecting you. That dent should polish out ok.
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Old 8th March 2019, 16:05   #8
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Ouch - glad you walked away.
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Old 8th March 2019, 16:49   #9
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I'm glad you're okay, the 75 / ZT hold up really really well in crashes, luckily. At the time it was crash tested it got 4 stars, and it would have got the full 5 stars with the optional side airbags fitted as standard. It's reassuring to know that should the worst happen, you're in a particularly safe car.
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Old 8th March 2019, 16:57   #10
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Holy moly! ... looks like a huge impact, was the other car doing about the same mph? if so ... that's a massive closing speed! in which case the ZT really did hold it's own very well indeed.
Glad you managed to walk away from that with only minor injuries, how did the other occupants fare?
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