Here’s the tree that McHenry County Sheriff’s Squad Car 558 hit the Wednesday before last.
It appears barely damaged. A little bark missing, but that’s all.
More views of the incident here.
When the Sheriff’s Department sent out requests to find out how much it would cost to repair, Smitty’s Auto Body in Woodstock had this to say:
Dads Auto Body, also of Woodstock, was more optimistic.
Internet Auto Guide says a 2004 Impala is worth $4,200 to $9,000.
Autoweb says it’s worth a lot more, 21,000 to $27,800.
Sell it for junk or repair it for $18,200?
What’s your call?