Army Vet Left Without Handicap Help Due to Craigslist Deal Gone Bad

After a car crash left him paralyzed from the waist down, one Army veteran did what it took to keep his dream alive, equipping his Pontiac with hand controls to allow him to continue to enjoy it. Unfortunately, circumstances forced him to sell his prized Trans Am, and he turned to the ubiquitous online classified ad site, Craigslist.

The unnamed veteran claimed to have invested $45k in the Pontiac over the years, tearing the Trans Am down to the unibody and completely redoing it to his tastes to produce a nine-second show car. Even though he was able to come to terms with selling the car, one sizable detail went awry. One of the stipulations of the sale was that the buyer of the car would remove the hand controls and return them to their proper owner, but because of some form of miscommunication or a deal went wrong, the vet is now left without.

In an attempt to reach out to the new owner of the car or anybody that may know the owner of the car, he again posted on Craigslist. This time instead of a sale ad, he posted all the details with a call for help. It would seem to us that the bright orange 454 powered Pontiac would be tough to miss, but if you think you can help and would like to see more details, the ad can be seen here.

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Jesse Kleiber

Jesse is currently a Senior at the University of Delaware and has been a car freak his entire life, probably due to his dad being a mechanic. If he's not at school or writing about cars, he's probably under the hood or behind the wheel of his '00 Corvette.
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