High speed crash crumples rental cars

There are 20 comments on the Mar 28, 2009, WOOD-TV Grand Rapids and Michigan story titled High speed crash crumples rental cars. In it, WOOD-TV Grand Rapids and Michigan reports that:

The crash happened shortly before midnight, at the Avis lot on Division Ave, located at 5420 S Division Ave.A Police tell 24 Hour News 8 the vehicle was speeding at more than 100 mph, when it hit a power pole, loss control, and rolled over at least five vehicles causing extensive damage.

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Since: Mar 09

Saint Charles, IL

#1 Mar 28, 2009
Ha, my girlfriend used to detail cars for that place.
Nubya

Syracuse, NY

#2 Mar 28, 2009
Let me guess....another drunk driver...
nunya

Traverse City, MI

#3 Mar 28, 2009
LOSS control? Brilliant writing.

Since: Dec 08

Midland, VA

#4 Mar 28, 2009
Is it safe to come up to GR?
Proof Read

Paw Paw, MI

#5 Mar 28, 2009
nunya wrote:
LOSS control? Brilliant writing.
I agree!
How about the first paragraph!? Flows well huh! Come on Wood TV, your proof reading su cks! Real professional!
Lets proof read Wood! One of the first things they teach you in journalism! Heck! that is in grade school!
WOW

Grand Rapids, MI

#6 Mar 28, 2009
Larry of Hastings wrote:
Is it safe to come up to GR?
No Larry....stay in Hastings....bad people are in GR
Ben

Troy, MI

#7 Mar 28, 2009
Larry, just stay off the streets after 11:00 p.m. and you'd be wise not to drive on division.
Cascade

Islamorada, FL

#8 Mar 28, 2009
The driver was practicing to drive for the proposed new high speed buss line.
Greg

Saint Charles, IL

#9 Mar 28, 2009
balls......that is all
Alvin

Grand Rapids, MI

#10 Mar 28, 2009
I wouldn't feel right constantly bashing WOOD and then taking advantage of a feature they have like Topix, just me though.
Mother Theresa

Grand Rapids, MI

#11 Mar 28, 2009
Satan is alive and well in Kentwood.

“love, loyalty, friendship”

Since: Sep 08

Dutchville

#12 Mar 28, 2009
WOW wrote:
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No Larry....stay in Hastings....bad people are in GR
It's starting to seem that way- lots more bad stories these days :(

Larry, you stay in Hastings and I'll stay in Middleville.
Bill Simonson

Grandville, MI

#13 Mar 28, 2009
I believe it was David Mayo
on his way to pick up some
pot.
Jean

Grand Rapids, MI

#14 Mar 28, 2009
Proof Read wrote:
<quoted text> I agree!
How about the first paragraph!? Flows well huh! Come on Wood TV, your proof reading sucks! Real professional!
Lets proof read Wood! One of the first things they teach you in journalism! Heck! that is in grade school!
This has been bugging me for months. Every time I read an article its full of spelling and grammatical errors. Do we have the public schools to thank for this? Yet another reason to home school my kids.
Alvin

Grand Rapids, MI

#15 Mar 28, 2009
Jean wrote:
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This has been bugging me for months. Every time I read an article its full of spelling and grammatical errors. Do we have the public schools to thank for this? Yet another reason to home school my kids.
Check their bio's, or hey, you home school, why not home news report.

zot

“thats my prarie dog kitty”

Since: Nov 07

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#16 Mar 28, 2009
out of control? realllly.100 mph in a 35 mph zone. that ain't out of control,that is a jacka$$,this is a prime example of what happens when you let stupid people posses some power,stupid jacka$$
Yup

Garden City, MI

#17 Mar 28, 2009
Who writes these stories? Go back to school for fraks sake!!
RealAmerican

Southfield, MI

#18 Mar 28, 2009
Damn Suv's, And those Frickin pickup Trucks. Oh I'm sorry it was a car.UMM!

“The state with the other UofM.”

Since: Sep 08

Boston, MA

#19 Mar 28, 2009
Division is an interesting street.. look back at its history (I'm talking about the section between 28th and Fulton), and its rough history which includes prostitution... aspects of that still exist today, where the businesses in that section are either a bar, funky gas station turned church, warehouse, or used car lot that sells tires too.(I recognize that I skipped the Juvie building and a couple of people who still actually have a residential address on Division).

Chases on Division don't surprise me.. you have to figure that anyone who leaves a local business that late in the night was likely at a bar, or leaving a job related to manufacturing somewhere.

I was at the corner of 68th/Division when 2 kids ran their red light and hit a telephone pole at high speed...they hit the cable that supports the pole first, sending the stop lights into the air. What's crazy is that they don't take their high speed chase to 131, it's right next to them. I'm guessing that the pot holes in the street just added to their death-defying thrill.

I'm glad no civilians were injured or killed. This is likely not the last time this will happen on Division.
Out-a GR

Cape Coral, FL

#20 Mar 28, 2009
I saw the headline with rental car in it,and my first reaction was "WOW somebody actually wanted to go to GR for a visit" that makes no sense. Then I read the story and found out they were parked rental cars. OK now that makes sense!

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