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Car Flips After Hitting Tree in Northport

Police say driver lost control of the car on Scudder Avenue.

Police say the driver of a Buick Sedan lost control of the vehicle, slammed into a tree, then flipped over while traveling east along Scudder Avenue at Seaview around 9 a.m. Friday.

The driver was removed from the vehicle with minor injuries, but refused medical attention. and responded to the scene.

Harvey McFadden September 15, 2012 at 11:43 AM
Generally vehicles with equal weight front and rear have a fatality occurrence of 50 per million registered. This can be attributed to human error. Consistently vehicle with more than 63 percent weight on the front will have 3 times as many accidents. The difference in weight makes predicting a safe speed harder and recovery from a breakaway of the lighter rear almost impossible. On these vehicles keeping the best tires on the rear will decrease the number of accidents Older Buicks have a weight ratio of 63/37 http://lossofcontrolaccidents.blogspot.com/

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