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Did Driver Fake the Runaway Prius?

Toyota just can’t seem to get a break (or a brake). In the latest sudden-acceleration controversy, a San Diego-area resident was topping 90 mph when he called 911 to report his uncontrollable car. A California Highway Patrol officer caught up with the car, told the driver to put on the emergency brake and turn off the engine, maneuvered in front of the Prius and rolled it to a halt. The driver had been uncertain about the recall so he went to the dealership, who told him his vehicle was not on a recall list. However, the veracity of the story has been called into question as investigators were unable to make the Prius speed out of control as the driver had. “It does not appear to be feasibly possible, both electronically and mechanically that his gas pedal was stuck to the floor and he was slamming on the bake at the same time,” a memo stated. Several other inconsistencies are also calling into question the driver’s credibility.

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I told ya, he was just trying to get out of a speeding ticket. Blow by that cop at 80+mph.....oh crap, umm, my accelerator stuck, that's it!

"We're all riding on the Hindenburg, no sense fighting over the window seats"-Richard Jenni

The reports were that the driver was standing on the brake pedal to try to stop the car. I think he was standing on the accelerator.

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There are also reports that he is in debt to the tune of $70,000 I think. There is an investigation going on now. What a shame, it was such a great story.

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JasonBailey's on to something!
Submitted by wolfman on Tue, 2010-03-09 18:38.
http://swampbubbles.com/blogs/wolfman/20100309/out-control-prius-stopped...
JasonBaily thinks this one is staged! I think he might be on to something here. Any rational man would know that Toyota would investigate this incident especially with all the bad press its getting.
I think there is a good possibility that Toyota set this up. Look they will mount a huge investigation looking at the car with a microscope. Then they'll come out with a statement of fraud and sic their crack legal team on the case and frame the guy as a fraud. Then it will turn out to be a former NITSA employee who works for Toyota!

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Nothing in here about NITSA, they probably missed it http://www.foxnews.com/story/0,2933,589090,00.html?test=latestnews

Any statement I make is the opinion of me exercising my first amendment right to freedom of speech. Freedom of speech in the United States is protected by the First Amendment to the United States Constitution and is generally permitted.

http://www.sott.net/articles/show/204414-The-Revolving-Door-Between-the-...

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