I WRECKED IT... but all four people walked away with scratches and bruises. Oh and one big Headache.
The safety features on this thing works... let me tell you.
The articles from local media outlets are on the link below... tells you pretty much what happened.
I had my digital camera with me when it happened, so I wanted to take pictures mainly for insurance purposes... also so everyone could see.
Click this link... http://mywpages.comcast.net/scsmith66/photo albums/712accident/ to see pics.
Adding more soon.
My passenger side foot space went from normal to about an 8 inch square box in less then one second. The passenger, amazing, had no problems with his legs at all, not even a bruise or bump. WOW.
I am now dealing with insurance companies... believe me... a bunch of BS but you have to have insurance.
After this is all said and done, I will be getting a new Element. The same as I had before.
Was able to salvage the floor mats and keyless entry box under the dash board. That made me happy.