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Offline 01YZF6

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« on: July 31, 2016, 06:34:52 PM »
Just fyi to anyone, my son Cameron went down yesterday. We were in Maryville, TN by the dragons Pitt BBQ.

Short version:

Slow left hand corner, 30-35 mph, late apex turn in, caught the peg and lowsided.

Bike and son slammed steel guardrail.

He was airlifted to UT Knoxville.

Broken femur, lacerated spleen, displaced hip, L2&3 fractured vertebrae. Bruised all over back arms and legs.

Surgery was yesterday for leg. Rest is monitoring for healing on its own.

Only rash is at knee where the suit seams split and impacted.

Wear your gear! It will save your life!

No head trauma suffered either!

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« Reply #1 on: July 31, 2016, 06:54:12 PM »
Oh, wow, Rob. So sorry to hear this. Let us know if you guys need anything.
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« Reply #2 on: July 31, 2016, 07:12:41 PM »
Bummer :(

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« Reply #3 on: July 31, 2016, 07:40:54 PM »
Sorry to hear this.  Let us know if you need anything!

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« Reply #4 on: July 31, 2016, 07:59:32 PM »
Sorry to hear that. I always roll thru Maryville relatively care free. Sad reminder to always be careful no matter the environment. Hope for a speedy recovery.

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« Reply #5 on: July 31, 2016, 09:56:56 PM »
Rob!!!   I am so sorry to hear this!  Keep us posted.   :'(
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« Reply #6 on: July 31, 2016, 10:21:28 PM »
Prayers out!

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« Reply #7 on: July 31, 2016, 10:44:23 PM »
Always hate seeing these types of post... Praying for fast healing.
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« Reply #8 on: July 31, 2016, 11:55:41 PM »
Terrible news....hope he recovers well.

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« Reply #9 on: August 01, 2016, 06:47:58 AM »
Crap!

Hope he bounces back soon.

Best wishes for him.
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Offline LRobinson

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« Reply #10 on: August 01, 2016, 06:57:02 AM »
Sorry to hear Rob.   I hope he heals fully and quickly.   

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« Reply #11 on: August 01, 2016, 08:18:31 AM »
Hate to hear this. If there's anything we can do, let us know.

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« Reply #12 on: August 01, 2016, 08:52:52 AM »
Praying for you and your son.  If you need help getting the bike or anything back home just say the word.

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« Reply #13 on: August 01, 2016, 10:22:40 AM »
Man, that's bad. You are correct, it could've been a lot worse without proper gear. I hope he recovers fast and well.
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« Reply #14 on: August 01, 2016, 10:26:15 AM »
Is there anything we can do to help?
I assume you are still in Knoxville.
Tell Cameron we are praying for him.

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