10/4/10

Swap meet, big man down, little man up...





Went up to the swap meet last week, picked up a few things and had a good time with everyone who came up.
Saturday was pretty bad, got a call from my Mom and the first thing she says through tears is "everythings ok" which is usually not so good. In this case it wasn't, my Dad was riding in NC. Passing a truck with trailor when the trucks lane ended, and he merged into my Dads lane, pushing him into oncoming traffic. He locked the bike up but hit a car headon. His leg is broken in a million places, he's had his 2nd surgery today. And is doing well. Luckily the leg is the only serious injury, but it is bad, like multiple compound fractures. 8 weeks till he's up and probably a year of intensive physical therapy till he's really good again.
Another kick in the balls is that this bike was his uncles last bike (since passed away)... havent seen the bike yet, but sure its not good.



On a brighter note, I picked up an old 70's mini bike that my son has decided is 'his' bike, so pending some carb cleaning and helmet buying, this little guy is gonna be up and riding around the yard...

6 comments:

lee bender said...

damn! sounds like your pops is doing well though... up and atem soon man... he'll be good!!!

ok kyle said...

seee i hate cars hope your dad is well man

Governor said...

Well wishes his way Jason. Sorry to hear that.

timebomb said...

Hope your Pops get's well soon man.

Jason said...

Thanks guys, its a drag, he should be home by next week. We're just happy it wasn't worse.

Tony d. said...

fuck man- sorry to hear that... hope your dad has a speedy recovery.