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    176 cars involved in 3 separate chain reaction cars that killed one and injured 16

    One person was killed and 16 others injured Thursday in three separate chain-reaction crashes involving 176 cars north of Nashville, authorities said.
    More here: 1 dead, 16 injured in Tennessee crashes involving 176 cars - CNN.com

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    Yeahhh.... patrol is turning that one over to the reconstruction unit...
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    Damn.

    My FTO back in the stone age told me that if I ever rolled up on a wreck like that, I should bump one of the wrecked cars with my cruiser and then get on the radio and call for a supervisor to work the collision cause I was involved.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Aegis View Post
    Damn.

    My FTO back in the stone age told me that if I ever rolled up on a wreck like that, I should bump one of the wrecked cars with my cruiser and then get on the radio and call for a supervisor to work the collision cause I was involved.
    HAHAHA!!!!!!!!!! You mind if I use that technique also???

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    In the words of one of my academy Crash instructors " Call a F**king trooper" .
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    To think I thought a 9 car with 4 injuries was bad to work. It only took about 12 hours total time. Can't imagine how long this one will take.
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    The best way is to split the collisions into smaller ones. wherever there is a space you stop then start a new collision for the next block.
    You end up with lots of much smaller collision reports although they are all linked.
    You asign an officer to each and just work it methodically.
    You also get air support to take overhead photos as they are invaluable.
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