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Old 03-13-2004, 12:01 AM   #1
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Fatal wreck at 2222/620



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Old 03-13-2004, 11:19 AM   #2
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Yeah, traffic there was a mess, took them like 5 hours to clear it up. It was on 2222 before 620 right? It was slippery and there were a few turns, but still kindda hard to lose it there unless she was driving at some insane speed. I wonder if the car had DSC.

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Old 03-13-2004, 12:44 PM   #3
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That was a horrible accident

Hey guys,

Saw footage of that on two different channels. It was a horribly mangled E30 from my observation of the rims and bumper, but I could be wrong. There was absolutely nothing left but a crumpled hunk of crap for the actual car portion. I havent seen a wreck that bad in a while. I did have fun sitting in traffic for 30 minutes to get through the intersection at Parmer and McNeil, backed up to almost to BMW!!! Supposedly at least one BMW in that wreck and at least four other mangled cars. What a mess! Just reminds me to be extra careful in conditions that are not perfect.

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Old 03-13-2004, 12:57 PM   #4
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wow, that's a long way from 2222/620 to Parmer/McNeil (pretty much where I live)...

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Old 03-14-2004, 12:45 AM   #5
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2222? I've never heard of a four-digit highway before. Guess it's 'cause your state is so damn super-sized.
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Old 03-14-2004, 10:10 AM   #6
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2222? I've never heard of a four-digit highway before. Guess it's 'cause your state is so damn super-sized.
we've got lots of them here. but, they're Ranch Roads, not highways
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Old 03-14-2004, 10:41 AM   #7
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we've got lots of them here. but, they're Ranch Roads, not highways
Isn't 2222 an FM road? Farm-to-market?

As cities have developed, some FM roads are now in urban areas, like 2222 or 1093 (Westheimer) in Houston.
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we've got lots of them here. but, they're Ranch Roads, not highways
Isn't 2222 an FM road? Farm-to-market?

As cities have developed, some FM roads are now in urban areas, like 2222 or 1093 (Westheimer) in Houston.
Bingo! I have always loved thinking about Farm to Market roads that go through major urban areas nowadays.
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Old 03-14-2004, 08:19 PM   #9
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we've got lots of them here. but, they're Ranch Roads, not highways
Isn't 2222 an FM road? Farm-to-market?

As cities have developed, some FM roads are now in urban areas, like 2222 or 1093 (Westheimer) in Houston.
Oops, yep. 2222 is an FM...620 is an RR though.
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I finally found out what "FM" and "RR" stand for! Cool!
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