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Jeep vs Crocodile

Cozumel, Mexico
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Jeep vs Crocodile

Sunday afternoon on the East side, a jeep driven by an American tourist, overturned after the driver swerved trying to avoid a crocodile. Fortunately, no one was injured. No word on the crocodile. In addition to over 30,000 pesos in vehicle damages, the driver may have other problems. Apparently, according to reports, alcohol was involved. Another good example of why you shouldn´t drink and drive while enjoying the sights.

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Edited: 16 July 2013, 12:16
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1. Re: Jeep vs Crocodile

hope he was well insured, and the croc's ok!

Cozumel, Mexico
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2. Re: Jeep vs Crocodile

Hope he was well insured also. But most insurance is void if drinking and driving.

The croc probably didn´t even notice all the commotion.

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3. Re: Jeep vs Crocodile

What I don't get is when tourists think it's OK to drink and drive on vacation when it's illegal everywhere almost everywhere. That's one of the reasons why we didn't rent a vehicle when we were there, we left the driving to the taxis!

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4. Re: Jeep vs Crocodile

The people that drink and drive while on vacation probably do it at home too.

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5. Re: Jeep vs Crocodile

Very true, froglegs. Not a good idea anywhere but especially when in another country.

And knowing how things work here, they may have to pay damages to the crocodile!

Edited: 16 July 2013, 18:53
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6. Re: Jeep vs Crocodile

I wonder how much it ultimately ended up costing?

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7. Re: Jeep vs Crocodile

"...according to reports, alcohol was involved"

Who had been drinking? The driver or the cocodrilo?

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8. Re: Jeep vs Crocodile

I saw an elk vs compact car encounter yesterday morning on I-15. No winner there on either side.

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9. Re: Jeep vs Crocodile

¨Who had been drinking? The driver or the cocodrilo?¨

The croc probably needed a drink after that!

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10. Re: Jeep vs Crocodile

When I drink I never drive because I ALWAYS see crocodiles!