Lucky to be alive!

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Re: Lucky to be alive!

Post by hef355 » Sat Aug 01, 2020 1:05 pm

They could well have been Pat mate and deservedly so i’m sad to say ... if it wasn’t for my wife things could’ve been messy! Still cant fathom it today ...


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Re: Lucky to be alive!

Post by Pepsi » Sat Aug 01, 2020 1:11 pm

Sorry to hear about this heff. Glad everyone is OK apart from the beautiful van.
If they don't do anything soon I'm sure there could be an army of caddys surrounding that guy.
Its not a funny matter cuz if he was in that situation I'm sure his tone would have been different.

Hope it gets sorted.

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Re: Lucky to be alive!

Post by hef355 » Sat Aug 01, 2020 4:48 pm

thanks Pepsi mate


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Re: Lucky to be alive!

Post by Sean1066 » Sat Aug 01, 2020 5:30 pm

Wow that looks and sounds to close for comfort 😮
Glad your ok hef.
As for compensation your probably better off seeking advice from a professional. It amazes me how people can and sometimes do get away with poor workmanship.
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Re: Lucky to be alive!

Post by danny6000xtr » Sun Aug 02, 2020 4:54 pm

Ouch, thats too close for my liking, i would gone mad if it damaged my van. Hope everything goes okay

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Re: Lucky to be alive!

Post by caddychris2002 » Sun Aug 02, 2020 9:16 pm

Might also be worth contacting ofgem and/or the ombudsman as they both deal with the Distribution Network Operators. 11kV is no laughing matter. Glad you're ok though pal

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Re: Lucky to be alive!

Post by hef355 » Sun Aug 02, 2020 9:38 pm

Thanks guys, all of your advice and kind words is really appreciated! Im going to follow this up first thing in the morning as I would hate this to happen to anyone else and be hurt or worse as a result of even more incompetence! They WILL be moving their poles and cables off my land for sure and i will insist on an explanation of what went so wrong in this instance


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Re: Lucky to be alive!

Post by Cabbs » Mon Aug 03, 2020 6:09 pm

[mention]hef355 [/mention]

Holy shit mate. That is scarey. Firstly I’d be calling Citizens Advice to see where you stand. That could of ended very badly mate. But glad your ok mate. I’m sure you’ll get it sorted bud. I’d defo be moving that death trap off my land too.


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Re: Lucky to be alive!

Post by hef355 » Mon Aug 03, 2020 6:18 pm

Update!

Fair play to the local Scottish power customer service team. They called me at 8.30 this morning to see how I was after the ordeal on Friday. They also encouraged me to go get a quote for the damage to the van so they could sort it. However after washing the van on Saturday the scratches are more widespread and the roof, whole side bonnet and front bumper will require paint.

As @Doc says though as a positive it may be the push required to go wide boy Caddy!!Just glad however none of my family have been injured.

Legal wheels also in motion for infrastructure relocation.

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Re: Lucky to be alive!

Post by neil278 » Mon Aug 10, 2020 9:40 pm

Scary stuff! If you have legal assistance on your home insurance you could possibly use this for legal advise

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Re: Lucky to be alive!

Post by Brynt1726 » Fri Aug 14, 2020 11:43 am

Dude! that is unlucky and lucky all at the same time! Glad you and the family are ok!!!

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Re: Lucky to be alive!

Post by Papa Bear » Tue Sep 22, 2020 10:40 am

Any updates on this?
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