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Bad Accident

Postby Arizona Mike » Fri May 09, 2008 10:26 am

I'm still in shock and hurting, but very thankful that I'm still alive.

Last Monday I rolled over on my Cub lowboy while discing. It was very easy to do. While discing up a hill I made my turn (left) around a small tree. The Cub slid into the tree on the left side, jamming the governor wide open and with the left rear tire against the tree. The tire started up the tree and tipped us over on the downhill side. Rolled over one and one quarter turns down hill (thank God not one and one half).

I am lucky to be able to write this post today. broken ribs, broken collar bone, separated shoulder but my neck survived somehow.

When I recall it, as i have every five minutes since, I get a little sick.

Be careful.

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Re: Bad Accident

Postby Jerry56 » Fri May 09, 2008 10:32 am

WOW
Glad your OK..otherwise....it seems like things like that happen so quick doesn't it....
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Re: Bad Accident

Postby Bigdog » Fri May 09, 2008 10:34 am

Mike I am so sorry to hear that! But I am very happy you were not hurt more seriously than you were. Best wishes for a speedy recovery. You are in our thoughts and prayers. Miss Janet sends kisses for all the boo-boos. :||):
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Re: Bad Accident

Postby Ken (48 Cub) » Fri May 09, 2008 10:40 am

God was looking out for you Mike! Get well soon buddy.
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Re: Bad Accident

Postby Kodiak » Fri May 09, 2008 10:41 am

Mike,
Very glad your not hurt any worse than you were. It only takes a second, even when your careful as I know you were. Best wishes and Prayers for a speedy recovery.

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Re: Bad Accident

Postby Joey » Fri May 09, 2008 10:49 am

Thank God you're here with us to share that story. I know how quick an accident can happen and I was fortunate to escape one with a few bruises.

Best wishes for a speedy recovery!
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Re: Bad Accident

Postby billb61460 » Fri May 09, 2008 10:55 am

geez, a picture is definitely worth a thousand words. Thank God you were spared. Good luck.
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Re: Bad Accident

Postby Pete1941 » Fri May 09, 2008 10:59 am

Wow, Mike, that is scary and certainly glad you weren't hurt any worse. The broken ribs are hurt enough though, IMO. They don't seem to hurt unless you breath or move, been there, done that. The Cubs are oh so much fun, but on the other hand, a little dangerous as with any other powered equipment. I try and think ahead, as I am sure you did, and if something makes me a little uneasy, I won't do it on a Cub. Good luck with the healing process. Pete
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Re: Bad Accident

Postby Charles (49) Mo » Fri May 09, 2008 11:21 am

A terrible thing to be involved with -- glad you didn't get hurt worse than you did...

A reminder to all of us of the simple tasks that we do that can go terribely wrong.
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Re: Bad Accident

Postby George Willer » Fri May 09, 2008 11:30 am

Mike,

Like the others, I'm very sorry to hear of your accident. My prayers now will be for the Lord to keep you from coughing until you're mended. Coughs and busted ribs don't go together well. It looks like your Cub made out better than you did.
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Re: Bad Accident

Postby Eugene » Fri May 09, 2008 11:33 am

Wishing for a speedy recovery.
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Re: Bad Accident

Postby KETCHAM » Fri May 09, 2008 11:35 am

That stinks!!!!Sorry to she her on her side.EVERYBODY NEEDS TO USE CAUTION OUT THERE!!!Kevin :shock: :shock:
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Re: Bad Accident

Postby Steve K. CALIF » Fri May 09, 2008 11:37 am

Mike, I wish you a speedy recovery. Glad you survived that nasty accident. Prayers are with you, too.
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Re: Bad Accident

Postby Jeff Silvey » Fri May 09, 2008 11:56 am

Mike;
Like everyone else sorry to hear about the accident.
Wish you a speed recovery.
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Re: Bad Accident

Postby Paul B » Fri May 09, 2008 12:20 pm

Mike
I also wish you a speedy recovery and sorry it happened, but glad you were not injured more than you were.
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