I stopped at a stop sign on a small town street. It was a complete stop, and then I accelerated straight. As i was shifting to second someone made a left turn in front of me from a turn lane, it was not an intersection, she was pulling into a parking lot. I didn't see if she had her blinker on, I wasn't prepared for her to turn at all, I don't know if she even slowed before her turn. I yelled and hit my brakes, but didn't honk or anything. I barely had to swerve at all to miss her car, but as she was finishing her turn she had a bike rack that I didn't see that crushed the front right side of my car. Her car wasn't damaged at all.
I changed the question category to traffic. There is no indication in your description whether you or the other driver were cited for any traffic offense, but if your description of the event is accurate, the other driver should have been cited for failure to yield. Arguably, by doing that unexpectedly, she caused the accident. Left turners never has the right of way against an opposite oncoming vehicle unless there is a green arrow traffic signal for the left turning driver.
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