My photo this week was planned and I was going to write my post yesterday afternoon. However, things don’t always turn out as planned.
Yesterday we took the Little Man to buy his school uniform for his new school that he is starting on Monday. The day was going really well until we were almost home.
Graham was waiting to turn right into a street just two minutes away from home when suddenly we felt a huge bump and the car was shunted from behind by someone who hadn’t noticed we were stationary. It was a scary experience and at first I hadn’t realised what had happened other than my pain was increased by ten.
The Little Man was sobbing in the back seat but I couldn’t move so I had to comfort him with words. It seemed only a few minutes before I was being fitted with a collar and helped out of the car onto a stretcher and into the ambulance. Thankfully, the Little Man was okay.
Nobody was seriously hurt.
Taking stock this morning we are feeling lucky that nobody was seriously hurt. The lady driver of the other car was okay, saved by her airbag. And myself, Graham and the Little Man escaped with whiplash and bruises. I can’t weight bear on my left leg but I don’t know why. The hospital were not sure how to treat me as I had gone into spasm and was completely stiff. They couldn’t tell if I had any minor injuries but were confident that I had no major injuries so sent me home with leaflets.
Bernard, the car, suffered greatly and I’m not sure he’ll be roadworthy again. Thankfully, my wheelchair, which was in the boot, has survived the impact.
So, I put my chosen photo on hold and decided to share some pics that Graham took at the scene.
Have you ever been in a crash?
Oh no! Are you all ok? What a scary experience. #mysundayphoto
we are battered and bruised but we are ok thanks
What shit Anne . Stupid women . Make sure you claim everything you can from it . Glad you’re all ok
I’m so glad no one was seriously hurt. The car looks bad.
Hi Anne, so glad to read you are all okay, it looks like a hell of a wallop Bernard took. I hope your pain subsides soon… I must admit to rolling my eyes when reading that you were given leaflets. Surely a call to the hospital would be better, if need be, than leaflets?… Hope the whole incident doesn’t put a damper on Little Man starting school!
The Dr at the hospital was pretty useless, he actually walked out of the cubicle and disappeared while I was in spasm. He was a bit surprised when he came back five minutes later and I was still stiff. I know I’ve no serious injuries but if my spine wasn’t knackered already I don’t what sort of state it would be in now. And the Little Man is still okay for going to school, despite having to walk the whole way. I just hope he’s not too sore tomorrow, he’s some whopping bruises on his legs. x
Ah….glad that no one was seriously hurt. Must have been a huge shock to everyone
Have a good Sunday and thank you for linking up to #MySundayPhoto
Oh my goodness! I am so glad you are all OK. What a shock.
The doctor at the hospital sounds useless.
Sending love and hugs. I hope your boy is OK for his first day at school tomorrow x
Oh no, how awful. I am glad it wasn’t worse for you all and that your chair was OK… #sundayphoto
Crikey! That looks awful – and it looks like they were going quite a speed too. I hope you are all ok x
We believe, or rather the police surmised, that she probable sped up instead of breaking. We all survived, despite getting sorer each day. xx
Goodness I’m glad you are all safe, not what you expect on a trip to buy school uniform.
Oh, so sorry you and your little boy had to go through this! Hope your hurt prove to be temporary. If you haven’t done it already, please go to the doc to check you out as well as your little boy (only for the physician’s report sake, so you can get back money from insurance, if it becomes an ongoing problem. Have heard stories, that a few years later (yes) a friend started getting pains that was traced back to a car accident!).
On another note, also bad, horrid or ugly experiences you can link to All Seasons. Hope to see you back there soon:)
Oh that’s just awful all round for you and your family. I saw on your Twitter that it doesn’t look like the car can be repaired. I hope you get some new wheels soon.