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I Was Hit By a Car

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    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 5 Responses Aug 11, 2014

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    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 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 27, 2014

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    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

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    Life Changing Moments

    I was walking to the bus stop with my best friend Tuesday, January 29th to go to my house so that we could film a youtube video and study for our upcoming math test it had recently rained very hard before School got out and so we had to stand on the outside of the puddle near the...
    Americangurl Americangurl 13-15, F Jan 30, 2013

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    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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    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

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    Dancing With Death First Time :p

    I was on my way to school one day and I was riding my bike through an intersection totally fine for me to go but the jerk in his mazda thought he could make the turn faster than I could reach the other side..he was wrong. (For all you grammar Nazis, that is a run-on sentence :P...
    RebelJosh25 RebelJosh25 18-21, M Oct 30, 2012

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    Getting Hit By a Drunk Driver..... (my Pov

     The night of the accident I was going to go see my sister perform. My parents offered to drive me there- but I was running late and decided to just meet them there (i was getting ready to go out later that night). The concert started at 730 and I had arrived around 7 to the...
    DeborahCanada DeborahCanada 18-21 7 Responses May 26, 2009

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    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

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    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 13-15, M 3 Responses Feb 15

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    I Was Hit By A Car................

    In October 2011 I was hit by a car. I was standing near the end of a laneway when there was a two vehicle accident. One of the cars flew off the road and hit me. This is what I have been told. I do not have any memory. The car hit me and threw me 30 feet, where I was found...
    heyitisme heyitisme 18-21 1 Response Oct 15, 2012

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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 1 Response Apr 29, 2009

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    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 2 Responses May 4, 2014

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    rainyday10 rainyday10 22-25, M 1 Response Mar 18

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    I Was Hit By A Car In California

    It is rare in California for the driver of a car who hits a pedestrian to even get a ticket. I have been trying to get the law enforced but to no avail. I have fired two attorneys. Yes you can fire them. My attorneys were only interested in my underinsured motorist policies. I...
    Bakorage Bakorage 46-50 1 Response Feb 14, 2013

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    Thanks to My Brother I Lived.

    It was february 17th and i was walking accross the road with my brother after going to get breakfast from the bakery. We started to cross, i remeber my brother yelling "NOOO" and i felt this SMASH into my left thigh my brother pull me and i was on the ground i blacked...
    BiPolarBear BiPolarBear 16-17, F 3 Responses Jun 4, 2007

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    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

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    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 66-70, F 1 Response Jun 14, 2006

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    Well, More Like An Ambulance

    Yes, somehow, when I was six, I got run over by an ambulance.   Completely run over.   Like, hit at front, and when they stopped, I was far enough behind to open the doors, and get out the stretcher. Somehow they missed me with the wheels, and only hit me...
    malthius411 malthius411 31-35, M 3 Responses Oct 6, 2006

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    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

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    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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    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 21 Responses Oct 2, 2008

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    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

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    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

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    The Rent Car Was Hit By A Car

    We rented a car and traveled to Maine. At first night, we finished our dinner and drove back to our hotel. Suddenly, a car hit us from left side. Because we were very worried about our car, so we went out of car, then that man also came out, and said to us:"I will take the...
    zhuyeping zhuyeping 22-25, F 2 Responses Dec 12, 2012

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    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 16-17, F Mar 19

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    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

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    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

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    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...
    myowncreation74 myowncreation74 36-40, F 2 Responses Feb 24, 2014

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    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

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    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

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    Charity Car Wash Gone Wrong

    On the 6th of October, 2011, I was hit by a car (jaguar) during a fund raiser car wash for a Bulgarian orphanage.  Up until my accident, I was considering studying Psychology in University. However, my experience of being hospitalised for sixteen days and undergoing five...
    Laihpos Laihpos 18-21, F Nov 24, 2012

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