Either the universe is expediting the demise of Mercury or somebody just got a case of massive panic, although this dealership accident may prove that both scenarios were working hand-in-hand.

Whatever the case may be, a couple looking to make a Ford F-150 pick-up truck purchase were about to test drive a unit when things took a (reverse) turn for the worse. Thinking that he was all set to go, the driver mistakenly put the pick-up in reverse only to realize what he had done a second too late. In his panic, the driver accidentally pushed the gas pedal, causing the truck to drive straight into not just one, but two Mercury Milan sedans that were parked in front of the F-150.

Emergency crews were quick on the scene to help the shell-shocked couple out of the truck where, fortunately, both came out unscathed. According to KABC, all three vehicles were heavily damaged as a result of the accident, although there’s no word on whether the couple who made the trip to the dealership to test out the F-150 would have to pay for the two Milan sedans they accidentally wrecked as a result of the mishap. We’re not ones for letting incidences like this go without so much as a fine, but considering that these are Mercurys - who really buys them these days? - we’d let this one pass. Besides, the driver didn’t mean to do it so we’ll chalk this one up to the universe accelerating the inevitability of Mercury’s demise.


Source: KMBC

Kirby Garlitos
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  (399) posted on 08.16.2011

Yeah, same here. However, I wonder on what was the condition of the drivers on this wrecked vehicle? I hope no fatal accident that happened.

  (317) posted on 08.16.2011

Sorry guys but I can’t stop laughing on the image above. Hell, I wonder on what happen on that incident. It seems that the F-150 is somewhat in a hurry or something.

  (134) posted on 09.27.2010

Is this done by a hurricane?

  (745) posted on 09.8.2010

I actually don’t like what happened. Is it crushed accidentally or intentionally?

  (291) posted on 08.8.2010

When I first saw it, i thought there’s a hurricane that causes this terrible accident. But it was f150’s fault.

  (555) posted on 07.6.2010

that’s how powerful and tough the F150 is. and good thing that there is no one present inside the mercury milan.

  (858) posted on 07.4.2010

dang.. i hope it’s insurance can handle all those damages.

  (50) posted on 07.1.2010

Heh, bet they were a hundred and eighty-twelve years old. xD Sounds like something an elderly driver might do. smiley

  (780) posted on 07.1.2010

I bet this is not a good day for them to learn how to off road.

  (765) posted on 06.30.2010

Mercury has been run over by Ford for decades now… I fail to see what’s newsworthy here

  (23) posted on 06.30.2010

The autodealer should have insurance on all the cars and trucks they are selling. I ask a car salesman once what if i crash a car I test driving and his answer was that all dealerships has insurance for that kind of stuff.

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