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Broadside

A large piece of paper on which only one side has print. A broadside is used to make an announcement. It formerly was used as a common way to publish newspapers, though this is rare now. It is also called a broadsheet.
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Sunday, Bethany pulled out of a Texaco station onto Challenger Way north of Avenue K when her 1994 Mercury Tracer was broadsided by a 1990 Jeep Cherokee driven by Shaun Maymon, 36, of Lancaster.
In addition, a mother, father and their 8-year-old daughter were critically injured when their car was broadsided in Chatsworth, and a 14-year-old boy was critically injured in an all-terrain vehicle crash in Granada Hills.
In Palmdale, three people were killed when a vehicle apparently broadsided a 30-foot trailer at the intersection of 170th Street East and Avenue S, according to California Highway Patrol officers.