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Comments for: Truck recovered after rolling into Androscoggin River while driver uses restroom

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  • Anonymous

    It’s a FORD, it obviously slipped into gear. I’m suprised there wasn’t an engine fire too.

    • Anonymous

      Maybe he thought it was designed to FORD the river. Or perhaps his presumably unscheduled pit stop had assumed emergency proportions, and he had no time to set the e-brake.

    • Anonymous

       A friend bought a Ford. Regretted his purchase when it needed new spark plugs. Said he belonged to the Ford Owner/Operators League. That made him a FOOL!

    • he owed money….insurance will pay…………

  • Anonymous

    Emergency brake…every single time…you put vehicle into Park.

    Double check brake, before you open door, or allow someone else to enter vehicle.

    Shorter version: Shut engine if not moving for 10 seconds or longer.  Saves fuel, wear on engine.

    Set brake.

    • Anonymous

      Put er in low and hurry…..

  • If yer back teeth are floating or you’re prarie doggin’, ya’ may not even slip it into park (assuming it’s an automatic) before ya’ head for the outhouse. 

  • David Gregg

    Not the best way to wash your truck.
       I’m sure it will be for sale soon at a dealership near you…with all new electronics…hopefully!  It still will never be the same truck. Glad to that no one was hurt.

    • Anonymous

      Bangor Car Care maybe.  “Come join the party!”

      • David Gregg

        lol, that’s one of the places I was thinking when I wrote it.

    • Ball Sack

  • PabMainer

    This is the reason why insurance ads on television use the exact scenarios they do in selling themselves to prospective customers…..one of those oh crap moments!

    • Anonymous

      I bet that Allstate Mayhem guy had something to do with it.

  • Scott Harriman

    Either the parking brake and the transmission both failed at exactly the same time…or it’s this bonehead’s fault.

    I’m going to go with the second option.

  • Anonymous

    dude wheres my car?

  • Anonymous

    It amazes me that this type of article is on the first page of the online addition of the BDN, yet I can’t find anything of world news on this site at all. 

    • Kevin_Of_Bangor

      What part about Bangor Daily News is confusing you?

  • He was fishing and left his pole propped up between his brush guard and grille. An Androscoggin    Northern Pike did the rest.

  • RJ

    When ya gotta go, ya gotta go…

  • Anonymous

    It’s not very often that side window rain guards have water underneath them.

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