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If I could walk that way... - The unexamined life
June 3rd, 2011
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If I could walk that way...
Last week the bus I was riding to work on t-boned an SUV. I was startled, but otherwise fine after that. This week, while riding my bicycle home from work, I was crossing a street on the green when someone driving an SUV decided that was the perfect time to make a right turn on red. It knocked me off of my bicycle and I twisted my knee, but other than that and a few minor bruises and scrapes there was no real damage done. So if you see me walking with a limp during the next week or so now you know why.

I'm hoping that this isn't one of those things that "runs in threes" because I really don't want any more accidents involving me and an SUV.

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From:barondave
Date:June 3rd, 2011 10:25 pm (UTC)
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Bring a pocket camera, and get their license plate.
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From:bibliofile
Date:June 4th, 2011 05:11 am (UTC)
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I was going to suggest "drive only bulldozers", but no reason he can't do both.
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From:cakmpls
Date:June 3rd, 2011 10:47 pm (UTC)
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I certainly hope there is no #3 coming! I try not to stereotype, really I do, but it seems to me that a disproportionate amount of the "I own the road, the heck with you" driving I see comes from drivers of SUVs.
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From:quility
Date:June 3rd, 2011 10:56 pm (UTC)
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You've been in the vehicle that hit the SUV and been hit by the SUV - that leaves being the person who is driving the SUV - and that seems extremely unlikely. So hopefully you are safe.

I'm glad you were not hurt any more than you were.
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From:mrissa
Date:June 4th, 2011 01:04 am (UTC)
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Uh, yes. Don't do that one. That sounds like no fun. I'm so glad you weren't hurt any worse.
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From:skylarker
Date:June 4th, 2011 11:02 pm (UTC)
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I'm sorry to hear about the limp! And be careful on the roads. :)
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