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    #1

    The speeding car swerved

    I am wondering if my sentences sound natural.

    The speeding car swerved, hit the wall, rebounded into the street and was sideswept by a truck. The driver got out of the wrecked car, his face white like chalk, his eyes darting in all directions.

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    #2

    Re: The speeding car swerved

    sideswept sideswiped

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    #3

    Re: The speeding car swerved

    I'd add an Oxford comma after street and write white as chalk.
    I am not a teacher.

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    #4

    Re: The speeding car swerved

    This order works better for me: The driver got out of the wrecked car, eyes darting in all directions, his face white as chalk.
    I am not a teacher.

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