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Old 08-16-2016, 08:57 AM   #6 (permalink)
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Hitting the kerb should not cause an accident at 40 mph in a not very sharp corner...

But these are not 'normal' kerbs. These have a slanted edge.
Hit them with a front wheel then it will make it steer into the kerb and climb it.
That can easily flip a car as small as an old Ibiza if the shocks are lame.
(Maybe the Ibiza had no power steering. In the 80s they definitely hadn't)

Too many uncertainties to judge - but poor kerb design may have contributed to the accident.
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