Joplin, Missouri: Volkswagen Beetle Hydrant Crash

Sign for Volks insurance company uses a real VW bug crashed into a fire hydrant as a this-could-happen-to-you gushing fountain.
4130 South Main Street, Joplin, MO
Volks Avanti Insurance. S Main St and W 42nd St.
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Volkswagen Beetle Hydrant Crash.

Volkswagen Beetle Hydrant Crash

Pretty Bert and a great hamburger joint a block away. What more could you ask for?

[Vance Erwin, 09/29/2014]

Crashed VW.

Volkswagen Beetle Hydrant Crash

Best advertisement for an insurance guy. Good thing his last name isn't Porsche. A Volkswagen bug. Water was turned off. But we were turned on to the humor.

[James Peuster, 09/19/2011]

VW fountain fire hydrant.

VW Bug Sign

Ad for local insurance company shows a lifesize VW Bug hitting a fire hydrant. Has fountain of water at front of bug.

[Masten Williams, 07/03/2011]

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