Crash - '03 Ultra Classic

Discussion in 'Touring Models' started by TQuentin1, May 9, 2013.

  1. TQuentin1

    TQuentin1 Well-Known Member Staff Member Moderator

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    OK. So I was riding to work the other morning, and this happened:

    Wrong-way elderly driver slams into motorcyclist on SW Freeway HOV lane | khou.com Houston

    Went to Ben Taub Hospital which is a level 1 trauma hospital. Spent the day and night there and then was released on Tuesday.

    I am a bit bruised up and have some stiches closing up the cuts. Road rash on my elbows, knees, and forehead!

    Have to do some serious considering about the helmet thing. Who would have thought about a car going the wrong way on the HOV!!

    Bike is probably toast. See pix below.

    TQ
     

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  2. wjsjr

    wjsjr Member

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    Glad to see you're still with us!
     
  3. artfuentes

    artfuentes Active Member

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    Wow, amazing that this could happen, and thank god your alive! Wishing you well on your mending....
     
  4. Jack Klarich

    Jack Klarich Expert Member

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    Have already added you to the prayer chain, good luck with your healing
     
  5. Rubyred

    Rubyred Senior Member

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    TQ, I am very glad you are alive! Make sure if something happens you go too the hospital immediately and have everything documented. Also in the coming days something else might hurt, it is funny how something aching hides the lesser aches. Here's to a complete and painless (as much as can be) recovery. :s
     
  6. Sport40

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    Glad to see you :57:
     
  7. Amish Hawg

    Amish Hawg Active Member Contributor

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    Glad to hear you are "OK"...somewhat. Watching that video and seeing the possibilities of "what if", you had a someone looking out for you. As He always is of course.

    It all makes one think for a brief moment about what we do and why......I said a brief moment.:s

    We'll be praying for you brother. Keep us posted...and holler if you need a boatload of bikers down there with spare parts to assist......

    We can make that Ultra a Sporty Bob Softail Dyna RKC Ultra Unlimited, year unknown, with all the spare parts we all have.:small3d007:

    Now go rest.......soreness is about to set in.
     
  8. roadking01

    roadking01 Member Contributor

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    Sorry to hear about your accident, glad you weren't too banged up, it could have been much worse, prayers going your way for a speedy and full recovery.
     
  9. pjciii

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    glad that you are ok. we have alot of that in atlanta and they say in their confused state(or drunk) they get into the fast lanes or all the way over to the left thinking that its the slow lane(if they were on correct side of highway) it would be. i just think you are darn lucky to be alive.
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  10. Sunnysideup

    Sunnysideup Junior Member

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    TQ So glad your still with us!