I Would Like to Hear About a Close Call That You Have Had

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 49 People

    Car accident, went to pass a car

    and lost control. Was goin 88mph and not wearing a seatbeat when I hit a sign, concrete barrier and rolled and flipped 5 times right in front of someone's house. Broke my collar bone, 5 ribs, needed staples in my shoulder and both lungs collaped :3
    vanillalatte73 vanillalatte73
    22-25, F
    3 Responses Dec 4, 2014

    I leash my sisters two large dogs to my bike

    trailer for the 4 mile (6.4 kilometer) ride from her Saint Paul, Minnesota, USA home to the west bank of the Mississippi River for their exercise and my enjoyment. Two days ago I let them off leash and was throwing tennis balls for the German Shepherd to retrieve on the snow...
    WizGeezer WizGeezer
    61-65, M
    7 Responses Dec 4, 2014
    ditzfough ditzfough
    31-35, M
    Dec 5, 2014

    One of My Close Calls

    Once I was painting the outside of a house for a customer and had ever thing done except one side which was the highest side of the house. I set my ladder up and climbed up with my paint and brush and when I got to the top (25 feet of the ground)  I got my brush in one hand...
    Nanoose Nanoose
    61-65, M
    Mar 12, 2008
    tj372 tj372
    18-21, M
    Dec 4, 2014

    Sunday Morning

    We were pulling up in front of my apartment on a recent Sunday morning. It was after church and my neighbor was dropping me home. We had a couple more people in the car than we had on the ride to church, so I ended up crushed against the rear driver's door, meaning I had to get...
    MaryJanine MaryJanine
    61-65, F
    2 Responses Sep 5, 2013


    I have had to many to count. Give me a subject and i will tell one of my stories.
    Arorin Arorin
    22-25, M
    Jun 7, 2010


    I was about to cross the street, and this crazy, apparantly drunk, man almost hit me. I was so close to the car, that I could almost feel the side of the car, as it went past me. When I got to the other side of the street, a police officer stopped me and asked if I was...
    lpafiluvr65 lpafiluvr65
    18-21, F
    Mar 12, 2008

    I was once in a rickshaw

    and fell out in the middle of the road when the brakes were hit all of a sudden. A car was coming towards me in high speed and just barely stopped a few feet away while i laid in the middle of the road! That was the closest of my calls.
    KamasutraGirl KamasutraGirl
    18-21, F
    4 Responses Dec 5, 2014
    deleted deleted
    Dec 4, 2014

    I was standing on something high

    and wobbly and I almost hit my face on a heater with a sharp knob on it
    basedteenager basedteenager
    16-17, F
    Dec 4, 2014
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