rear-ended

rear-end

[reer-end]
verb (used with object)
1.
to drive a vehicle or other conveyance so as to strike the back end of (another vehicle): My car was rear-ended by another driver on the highway.
2.
(of a moving vehicle or other conveyance) to strike the back end of (another vehicle or object): A freight train rear-ended the commuter train this morning.

Origin:
1975–80

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