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post #1 of (permalink) Old 01-24-2005, 12:21 PM Thread Starter
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Jeep didn\'t make it but my family did...

We were heading down to Charlotte on Saturday to a motorcycle show. The weatherman said we had missed all the bad weather as it went north of us. I looked at my wife and said ROAD TRIP!! She smiled and said let's do it. About an hour later we hit a patch of ice was broad sided and spent the rest of the day at Moses Cone Hospital. I was driving and it was a miracle I am even here today. I had to be cut from the car and my left shoe pried from the floorboard. I've attached some pictures of our miracle. Also there were only minor injuries. All were blesses. On minute I had control and the next I didn't.

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Man on man, glad you guys came out of that ok, amazing what can happen in a matter of a split second
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Glad that everyone is well
(you still have your legs right? [img]images/graemlins/smile.gif[/img] )
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Good golly! The Lord surely had His merciful hand over your left side! [img]images/graemlins/applause.gif[/img]

Don't forget to say a little prayer of praise and thanks - Based on the photo you posted, He's definitely got it comin'. [img]images/graemlins/codger.gif[/img]
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yikes.....looks pretty bad, definatly glad your family came out OK.

we've had a few accidents this year already we dont need any more, everyone becareful, bad drivers are all around even if you're perfect
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Amazingly enough I still have my legs! I am about 6'3" and was really packed in there yesterday. I really wasn't aware just how are my vehicle got hit until I saw it in person today.
Hey Kerryp what part of Texas are you from. I am a transplanted Texan here in Burlington. I just moved up here from Austin about a year and a half ago. If someone would be kind enoug to remind me how to post the pictures in the message I'd post a few more.
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this picture show just how far the drivers side floor was pushed in.
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Very close call, glad everyone is OK.

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Glad you and the family are OK. That was an act of God. I love my Jeep and all but something like that shows you what is really important. Forget the jeep. You saved what counts.

[img]images/graemlins/applause.gif[/img]That you all came out OK.
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so im curious, how bad is your foot cut up?

i'm not sick or anything, but a friend was in a similar situation and he needed some surgury on his foot bit time cuz it got smooshed.
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