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Hello E46Fanatics,

This morning, while on a very nice and mellow drive, some idiot in an SUV decides to take the same exit I am taking last minute, and sends me into a hard left causing me to essentially drive directly over a curb going close to 75 mph.

Once I hit the curb and the car danced around a little, I was almost sure I snapped up a control arm or blew out a strut. Suprisingly, I was able to drive my car home, which was a good 8-10 miles on the highway travelling at around 50-60 mph.

Once I got home, I got a chance to immediately take off the rim, bumper, etc. but did not find anything to be snapped or broken.

Here is what I have found to be damaged as a part of this accident:
-Corner Bulb damaged
-Wheel Fender damamged (bent)
-Hood Looks somewhat warped around the Driver side
-Bent Frame/Chassis along hood/fender gap (Driver Side)
-Some Damage to the rim

Also, I had a couple lights come on in the dash which were not there before.

My theory is the frame is bent enough near the strut tower to give the rim camber. I feel like i will need to get the frame/chassis straightened on the driver side.

Here are some photo's I took, as the stance looks completely off and I know something is wrong here. Any suggestions on what to look for/check out?


Side that ran over curb (Driver Side Wheel):











Untouched Side for Reference:







Engine Bay Damage (frame/chassis):


This is the driver side. In the first image I have unbolted and pulled the fender away from the chassis to show the bend.





This is the passenger side untouched:



Closer image with fender pulled back



Dash Lights that Appeared:


 

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Suppose there was no dash cam footage of the a-hole's license plate for the authorities, or else you would have mentioned it. What the heck is wrong with people...
 
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