Q: Front fender and fog light detached from car

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The driver's side front fender and fog light detached from my car after someone hit me.

I hope you did not receive injuries to yourself. The damage included with these parts of the vehicle being torn off makes for a costly repair, and is best managed by a collision center. The facility will be able to reverse the body damage, and find replacement parts. It may be necessary to file this situation with your insurance company for a hit-and-run.

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