It's always a bit jarring when you hit anything with your car, which is why I was completely shaken up when a large raccoon ran smack dab into the side of my car on 15A in Deland early this morning.
My husband has always warned me about swerving to miss an animal and possibly rolling my car and seriously hurting myself or someone else. But this time I swerved, nearly slamming into the curb, but thankfully righted myself without any further damage.
Still I feel terrible. One, that my car is all messed up and secondly, that a poor raccoon died.