I was at a stop light today, and a ford escape rear ended me without ever slowing down. My best guess is they were going about 30-40 mph. It was a young kid, and I felt pretty bad for him. His escape was totalled and had to be towed away. I wished I would have taken pictures of his vehicle, but I was too much in shock. I got to drive away. My bumper is pushed in and I have some scratches here and there, but upon closer inspection, it looks like the hitch was bent down, and there was movement in the hitch that mounted to the frame. I'm a little worried that it may have done other damage that I won't be happy with. It might be in my head, but the truck felt a little loose on the back end as well. I have air bags, so perhaps the lines to the airbags were damaged as the lines go to both sides of the license plate which got jacked up as well. I only have 2 little pictures and my neck hurts and I didn't get a chance to get all the pictures from underneith. I'm not worried about the cosmetic damage, but considering I tow a 5th wheel, I'm worried I damaged other unseen items, and would rather have their adjuster total the truck than worry about safetly. Any thoughts or suggestions from you fellows? I'm sure more pictures would help you better, but all I can say is that the hitch is definitely bent down and it definitely moved on the frame. Hofefully the frame wasn't bent at all. I do feel fortunate as my truck barely had any damage compared to the other guy.
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