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The car was new. The day was a good one for driving. Was this a crash of momentary distraction?

DAVID F. ASHTON - Emergency first-responders gather around a brand new BMW, whose driver failed to make the turn at S.E. 52nd and Harney Drive - and smashed into a guardrail. It didn't happen due to the weather – this car crash happened on the sunny and dry day of July 23. A woman ran her new BMW 428I convertible into a guardrail at the southern end of S.E. 52nd Avenue, at Harney Drive.

Woodstock Fire Station 25's Truck Company crew arrived and provided medical care, until an ambulance took the driver to a nearby hospital for evaluation and treatment.

"This was the only vehicle involved," confirmed a Central Precinct police officer.

"It appears that, for some reason, the driver lost control of the vehicle while turning right – and drifted into the oncoming lane, before hitting the curb on the far side of the T-shaped intersection, and coming into contact with the guardrail," the officer told THE BEE.

Checking on the vehicle's registration, the office remarked, "Wow! It looks like she just got the car."


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