I Was Hit By a Car

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 362 People

    It was really late at night

    and I'm wearing black clothes. I'm trying to cross the street and the hand counting down was up, but I couldn't read the numbers. As the light where in trying to walk turns green, two cars come flooring in at 45 as I'm crossing. I dodge the first one somehow only to get hit by...
    Victordiorio Victordiorio
    16-17, M
    2 Responses Aug 2, 2015

    After a long day of watching two very active

    kids (I'm a Nanny) I rushed about 2 miles out of my way on foot to make it to a bus stop. I have recently moved to a new country and "thought" I had adjusted to the public transportation routes, people driving on the other side of the road, strange traffic symbols, etc...
    TinyPumpkin TinyPumpkin
    22-25, F
    Dec 22, 2013

    This was when I was about 10.

    I was riding my bike on a narrow part of road when this car clipped the side of me. I went crashing onto the hard road, then rolled into the long grass. My whole body was in pain, but I got up very quickly as my wounds were slowly leaking blood all over me. The person who hit...
    DragonTheDragon DragonTheDragon
    26-30, M
    2 Responses Dec 20, 2015

    Hit By Speeding Car @ 60 Mph While Walking...ouch!!!

    Dec 16, 2011 was a day I will never forget. Two days prior I was just fired from my job as a cook in a family owned Vietnamese resturant. I was looking forward to moving on with new employment and had been out celebrating when I realized I missed my last bus on that side of town...
    jamesambrose77 jamesambrose77
    46-50, M
    3 Responses Jan 22, 2012

    My God Is A Great God

    On January 5, 2009, I was walking from the cafeteria of my college to go to the gym. It was a rough and rainy night, but the street lights were bright enough to see. I was walking to the gym, and was approaching an intersection. I was in the clear since the light was white for me...
    RatchetSouth RatchetSouth
    18-21
    1 Response Sep 20, 2010

    it was Dec./12/2013 early in the morning,

    ( I was getting ready for a run and I started out the door, I didn't have a shirt on.) my dad asked me to put a shirt or jacket on cause it was cold. my dad saved my life. ( I still didn't have a jacket but if he hadn't of talked to me those 3 seconds it would mean the...
    daniel7268 daniel7268
    16-17, M
    3 Responses Feb 15, 2015

    Damn The Person Who Hit Me And Ran

    I was driving my brand new scooter, when someone side-swiped me and knocked me off. I hit the pavement and got badly injured. This was a week ago. I can still only type with one hand. I am very hurt and wish there was a support group I could go to.
    themelzer themelzer
    46-50
    Mar 17, 2013

    My childhood friend was hit by a car.

    One day after school we were playing outside I was at my aunts house because my parents were at work and he lived a few apartments away. So me him and another neighborhood kid were playing with a ball. The apartments were right next to a busy street. The ball kept going into the...
    KyraAnia KyraAnia
    13-15, F
    Aug 2, 2015

    Yeppers. While Heading Home On My Bicycle...

    I decided to help save the Earth and add to my exercise routine by riding my bicycle to work^^ An 8mile one way trip at 5:30am and about noon time most days 8miles going back home. Didn't get hit in the early predawn hours nope, but in full daylight of the afternoon sun. The lady...
    2ph1 2ph1
    31-35, M
    3 Responses Feb 21, 2013

    August 9 2011, I planned to go out Of town

    for a fishing trip. I did not sleep much the night before, I made it to my drivers house and we still needed one more person. I messaged my friend and he said he would come, we headed out I the country where he lives. We get are gear together and head out to the car. I decline...
    standingsinglestrong standingsinglestrong
    22-25, M
    2 Responses Mar 22, 2014

    A shirtless blind kid was on the roof of the car

    and after the car hit me he slid down and hit me with his walking stick a few times then climbed back onto the car and it drove away... True story
    SkollHati SkollHati
    18-21, M
    3 Responses Mar 19, 2015

    I Try My Best To Laugh About It

    Alright, my driveway is a steep hill, so when you're at the top, you can barely see anything below you. So one day I decided to go for a bike ride. So I went down my driveway slowly, cautiously looking both ways for cars, and right when I got in the road, I was run over by a 16...
    NathanRedd NathanRedd
    22-25, M
    2 Responses May 21, 2013

    When You Think Your Night Cant Get Worse....It Does.

    long story short, i was out with friends and one of our cars got into a small accident so we were all on the side of the road on someones front lawn waiting for help. After half an hour I saw the bright head lights and a white car slammed into me standing. I was flung how ever...
    Yasb07 Yasb07
    18-21
    Sep 27, 2013

    I was hit by a car while ago,

    while picking up pizza with my sister and a friend, we were crossing the street and the guy tried to run the red light and go through a crossing sign, thankfully he slammed on the breaks and I was only hit hard enough to to knock me down ( I almost sprained my wrist ) we ended...
    anonymus000 anonymus000
    18-21, F
    Mar 19, 2015

    A Long Recovery

    I was seven years old, soon to be eight.  On my way home from school, I and a classmate needed to cross a busy street to get home.  We were attempting to do so at an unmarked intersection.  Aparently my friend sensed danger and tried to keep me from crossing, but I...
    UnderEli UnderEli
    46-50, M
    2 Responses Apr 29, 2009

    Rush Hour Isn't Worth The Rush

    Six weeks ago tomorrow I was hit by a car on my way home from work. I missed my train so had to get the alternative bus route. I stopped the bus at it's allocated stop, a car coming in the opposite direction stopped so I could cross. The bus driver also waited for me to cross the...
    theheppest21 theheppest21
    18-21
    Sep 10, 2012

    Hit and Run

    I was a hit and run victim when I was 16 years old.  The hospital called me their miracle.  I was brain dead when the paramedics came.   My knee muscle  was torn out of my right leg.   I was in a coma for a couple of weeks.   I had to...
    boarderline boarderline
    36-40, F
    20 Responses Oct 2, 2008

    Scooter + Car=bad

    You first need to understand I drive an electric 3 wheel scooter (similar to electric carts in grocery stores) . Where I live there are lost of sidewalks, and I take myself to stores often. I was driving along, and I noticed a black car was backing out very slowly of a...
    Eeyore122 Eeyore122
    26-30, F
    2 Responses May 18, 2012

    Any Day Can Be Your Last

    Exactly 20 months ago I was hit by a car. I just feel so blessed to be alive. It all started on a cold Saturday morning going for walk to the bank I usually took on the weekend. The roads were clean but all the snow was piled on the sidewalks so I walked along the sidewalk...
    rp2324 rp2324
    22-25, M
    Sep 15, 2012

    Happy Now - Yes, I Am

    It was dark part of a street, I was waving to catch a taxi and one slowed down turning my way, then it suddently took left and went away. I stepped on a road already and got hit by a car that was following a taxi. I always thought I can jump over the moving...
    volodya volodya
    36-40, M
    Nov 6, 2009

    I got hit by a car two days ago

    and my ankle is still kind of sore
    bltrent bltrent
    18-21, M
    Dec 2, 2015

    Dad hit me with a car,

    my cousin ran me over, mom tried to choke me to death. How worse could it be?
    Neveroutofsight1901 Neveroutofsight1901
    16-17, F
    1 Response May 4, 2014

    I remember waking up

    and finding myself in a room with my mom and a doctor over me and I was really confused. The doctor told me I was hit by a car. It happened on January 31st 2013 and I was 16. I was getting on the school bus in the morning and this 81 year old man didn't see me and ran me over. I...
    Rmpg96 Rmpg96
    18-21, F
    4 Responses Aug 11, 2014

    When I was 14 I loved skateboarding it was my

    life and all I wanted to do I would skate every day and every chance I got, I grew up in smallish town in Texas, one in which neighborhood streets didn't have crosswalks or painted lanes like the one I live at now in California, so when I skateboarded I as all about speed so I...
    Jakep99 Jakep99
    18-21, M
    Apr 4, 2015

    Been hit by a car twice in life,

    both times I was under the age of 10, nothing serious. was hospitalized and treated, but was released the same day. I could tell you that I really liked when it happened because I was treated like a princess, everything was being done for me, but thank god I had no serious...
    mrij mrij
    26-30, F
    Mar 24, 2014

    Two objects Cannot Occupy the Same Space At the Same Time.

    I proved it.  And a smaller, lighter object will generally yield to the heavier, faster-moving object.  But not necessarily without some resistance.  I was the pedestrian in a car-pedestrian tussle.  I did a bunch of damage to the car -- broke the windshield...
    OBcean OBcean
    70+, F
    1 Response Jun 14, 2006

    The Greatest Miracle My name is Hailey Breusch,

    and I am from a small town in Missouri called Moberly. I am a devout distance runner and was a personal running trainer for my incredible dad, Eric Breusch...and I have quite an incredible story about the endurance and strength of my super-human dad. I was ending my second...
    HaileyBee92 HaileyBee92
    22-25, F
    Apr 1, 2014

    About a month or so back I got hit by a car

    while I was crossing the street the guy was supposedly doing 60 in a 40 speed zone but all I remember was a sudden pain in my side followed by my head slamming into the road and my leg being rolled over by the tire in the span of a half second. I got really lucky from what it...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    1 Response Oct 28, 2015

    Going To Run..

    A while ago I was ready to go jogging in the park of my neighbourhood. I was feeling a bit down already..light was getting dim and was not really in the mood. But I had to discipline myself and do it! Plugged my headphones turned the music loud and was ready to cross the road...
    SE2013 SE2013
    26-30, F
    Sep 27, 2013

    Sometimes Looking Both Ways Is Not Enough

    I found this story incredible, warning this video is quite graphic... On May 23, 2004, Scott Tegtmeyer was walking at the intersection of Third and Moses Boulevard around noon. The light was red, but he looked both ways, and saw the coast was clear. A red light camera...
    videodemon videodemon
    26-30, M
    16 Responses Apr 24, 2009

    It's a Complete Blank, What Happened to Me?

    I was hit by a car when I was 13. I lived in a quiet village at the time. I don't remember a thing after waiting for the school bus that morning. I have pieced together what happened from what people told me. After getting on the bus the driver noticed the absence of this one...
    Alexianna Alexianna
    31-35, F
    1 Response Aug 27, 2009

    I can’t tell if I am dreaming

    or not. One moment I am in a room full of people. The next I feel my body being moved around on a bed and the blurred images and voices are back. I lay there forever, trying to communicate on what hurts me. Gradually things become clearer and I am a little bit more aware...
    perilousindenvers perilousindenvers
    22-25, F
    1 Response Aug 27, 2014

    I was on my way to school (college freshman) I

    had the right of way and here comes some cop and hits another student and I.... Ever since the accident I've been having a lot of anxiety and I feel scared all the time. My life could have ended.
    Amy1MM Amy1MM
    18-21, F
    1 Response Sep 25, 2014

    Recently, as I was walking home from school,

    I was hit by a car. It was a rainy day out, meaning there was lots of traffic. Naturally, lots of traffic+lots of rain+nothing to protect me from the rain= impatience. Right when I saw what I thought was an opening, I ran across the street as fast as possible. I wasn't fast...
    BorisDaSaint BorisDaSaint
    26-30, M
    Apr 1

    I was walking home from the bus stop.

    I got to the Driveway of the Popeye's and I was almost completely across. Next thing I know, I hear tires squealing and then I'm on the ground. I was laid there for a minute thinking. "Did I just get hit by a car?" I was so stunned. Apparently so was the driver. He got out of...
    flowerchild712 flowerchild712
    26-30, F
    1 Response Jan 28, 2014

    Hit By a Ford Focusfo

    Labor day weekend.. (abou 3 months ago) I was a regular college sophmore.. living in minnesota.. i traveled to new jearsy for a weekend wedding. I was only suppose to be in the area for about 48 hours.. .. the wedding reception got over at 10:30 and my cousin and I ere cross the...
    bernhsar bernhsar
    18-21
    1 Response Dec 16, 2008

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    deleted deleted
    26-30
    1 Response Mar 18, 2015

    Hit By A Car

    It was about 7:45PM and I crossed the road and out of nowhere, a car going 30MPH hit me. My legs hit the bumper and my right part of my body slammed onto the windshield. The driver braked and I faced forward and I fell off the card and skidded on the ground. I got up and I walked...
    JaraAli JaraAli
    16-17, M
    Sep 20, 2013

    Pay Day

    I was all excited it was my payday I was 19 and working at a fish plant. I got my check and went to cross the road it was very foggy out and I was hit by a car. The man said he was not paying attention to the road. I went unconcious and was took to the hospital. I had a...
    Sadstar Sadstar
    31-35
    1 Response Mar 1, 2008

    Well, it was actually a pick-up truck (Ford

    Ranger to be exact). Crossing a busy intersection, waited for the light, checked to make sure all cars had stopped, and started across. I was about halfway across and I looked over my shoulder and saw a truck heading right for me. I knew it was going to hit me, and I was getting...
    CoyoteSinger CoyoteSinger
    46-50, F
    1 Response Mar 6

    Actually by 5. Ive been hit by five cars,

    been in 14 car accidents, and hit by one motorcycle. I didnt drive any of them, and ran into the street during of the incidents. Im 14 :P and still here
    onelittlecat onelittlecat
    13-15, F
    1 Response Feb 3, 2014

    On October 30th, I was waiting

    for the school bus, sitting on my bag on the pavement close to the curb. I live in a fairly slow area out in the woods so I'd never really felt any concern about getting run over since I'm out there round 6:30 in the morning. So it's pitch black outside and I'm just messing...
    flatbari flatbari
    13-15, M
    3 Responses Nov 17, 2015

    I was eleven, my mom had sent me to the store

    across the street to get a loaf of bread. I was on my return home, I took one step into the highway, and next thing I knew I was tumbling over and over. Stunned I sat up and had still not realized what had happened, but knowing something was wrong (I assume I was in shock) I...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    1 Response Feb 24, 2014

    Once For Each Year of My Life, Except This One... O_o

    I, too, was struck by vehicles of varying variety:  as it so happens, once for every year of my life - save this one.  Not sequentially, mind you... but 28 times, all told. My first strike (odd coincidence) was also at age six, in the parking lot down the street from...
    NotWilliamShatner NotWilliamShatner
    26-30, M
    1 Response Oct 9, 2006
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