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Teach hurt in motorcycle wreck this AM

Miss MaryMiss Mary Senior MemberPosts: 743 Senior Member
Just got a call, Jerry's back tire blew out while on his way to an assignment in Chattanooga this early AM. He thinks he has a broken left ankle, he is on his way to the hospital via ambulance as I type this. He says no serious injuries, he is coherent, lots of road rash, and he believes his left ankle may be broken.

Will let you know as I find out more, got to go, please keep him in your prayers.
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  • conchokidconchokid Administrator West VirginiaPosts: 512 Senior Member
    So sorry to hear about Jerry's accident. Please give him my personal best wishes, and also pass along my congratulations and appreciation for hosting another great SE Shoot.
    Be sure and keep us posted on his condition.
  • orchidmanorchidman Senior Member A true 'Southerner'. NZPosts: 8,403 Senior Member
    Prayers on their way Mary. Keep us updated when you can.
    Still enjoying the trip of a lifetime and making the best of what I have.....
  • breamfisherbreamfisher Senior Member Living in a van, down by the river.Posts: 14,038 Senior Member
    Praying for both of y'all.
    I'm just here for snark.
  • Big ChiefBig Chief Senior Member Posts: 32,995 Senior Member
    orchidman wrote: »
    Prayers on their way Mary. Keep us updated when you can.

    Mrs Mary will you please tell Teach to quit hurting himself, he ain't no spring chicken anymore and it takes longer to heal up as you get older.

    I hope he is OK and back to the things he loves doing soon! :angel2::angel2:
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  • Big Al1Big Al1 Senior Member Panama City, Fl.Posts: 8,689 Senior Member
    Prayers sent!! Good lord, I hope he's OK. Keep us posted, he's a tough old fart!!
  • Big ChiefBig Chief Senior Member Posts: 32,995 Senior Member
    Tell him to park the bike and I'll gladly buy him an Evel Knievel video to watch when he is feeling his oats again. :tooth:
    It's only true if it's on this forum where opinions are facts and facts are opinions
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  • BAMAAKBAMAAK Senior Member Posts: 4,484 Senior Member
    I so sorry to hear this. Miss Mary, would you like me to come up and get you and take you to Chattanooga? Or go get Jerry when he is ready? Anything you need, just let me know.
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  • olesniperolesniper Senior Member Franklin, Ky.Posts: 3,767 Senior Member
    Hope it's just a bad sprain. You've got to keep him away from moving objects, that have wheels. Keeping you, both, in our prayers. :angel2:
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  • tennmiketennmike Senior Member Under a logPosts: 27,457 Senior Member
    Sorry to hear this. Hope Jerry's ankle isn't broken. And I'm close to Chattanooga (45 miles) so if y'all need ANYTHING at all let me know. I can be there fast. If you need the motorcycle hauled back to your house, let me know. I have a trailer that can handle that task, and be glad to take it back to the farm for you.
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  • CHIRO1989CHIRO1989 Senior Member Central MNPosts: 14,663 Senior Member
    Just Prayed for minimal uncomplicated injuries and a good ER staff:angel:. Hope that shoulder is no worse for wear also.
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  • bullsi1911bullsi1911 Moderator Posts: 12,313 Senior Member
    Prayers sent!
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  • samzheresamzhere Banned HoustonPosts: 10,923 Senior Member
    Tell Teach to be thankful he's not a horse!

    And give him our best, and wish him a good recovery.

    I finally had to quit motorcycles, too many broken bones -- from what I can remember, ankle, tibia, ribs several times, clavicle, wrist, etc. -- not all at the same time, of course. But handwriting was on the wall and I eventually sold the Kawi Ninja 750 to some Korean kid who likely wrapped himself around a tree within weeks after.

    Wish Teach a full and quick recovery! (And don't let him get too comfy trying to boss you around while he's temporarily laid up) ha ha
  • bmlbml Senior Member Posts: 1,075 Senior Member
    Prayers sent!! Please let us know if we can help in any way!
  • JayhawkerJayhawker Moderator Manistee Natl ForestPosts: 18,289 Senior Member
    Prayers out from the road....
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  • timctimc Senior Member TexasPosts: 6,684 Senior Member
    Prayers sent!
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  • RugerFanRugerFan Senior Member Eupora, MSPosts: 2,814 Senior Member
    I'll be praying for y'all.
  • centermass556centermass556 Senior Member Posts: 3,579 Senior Member
    I pray he's back up and at it soon.
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  • LMLarsenLMLarsen Senior Member VirginiaPosts: 8,337 Senior Member
    Prayers from us.
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  • bhl2506bhl2506 Senior Member NW OhioPosts: 2,044 Senior Member
    :angel2: Prayers sent for a speedy recovery for Teach!
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  • zorbazorba Senior Member Merrritt Island, FLPosts: 25,221 Senior Member
    Wow! What timing on this too!

    I loved riding motos back in the day - but got tired of being the invisible man. Keep us posted and best wishes!
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  • PFDPFD Senior Member PNWPosts: 1,841 Senior Member
    I'm always nervous when I hear "Motorcycle Wreck" so I'm glad it wasn't worse.

    Speedy recovery Teach!
    That's all I got.

    Paul
  • KSU FirefighterKSU Firefighter Senior Member Posts: 3,249 Senior Member
    :angel:
    The fire service needs a "culture of extinguishment not safety" Ray McCormack FDNY
  • Mike WeberMike Weber Member West Coast USAPosts: 91 Member
    Any new word? How's Jerry doing?
  • Six-GunSix-Gun Senior Member Eastern NebraskaPosts: 8,155 Senior Member
    Prayers sent.
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  • RazorbackerRazorbacker Senior Member God's countryPosts: 4,646 Senior Member
    Oh no! Glad he's mostly okay. Prayers from here.
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  • BigDanSBigDanS Senior Member Miami, FL almost in the USA ;)Posts: 6,992 Senior Member
    Prayers sent!
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  • JermanatorJermanator Senior Member Posts: 16,244 Senior Member
    Jerry, Jerry, Jerry. Let us see... you have had your butt kicked by a tractor, Ford Explorer, that one contraption, and now a motorcycle. The machines are out to get you!

    Take care and get well soon.
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  • JasonMPDJasonMPD Senior Member Posts: 6,583 Senior Member
    I'm seeing this way after the fact, but updates? Hope everything is going ok!

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  • roadkingroadking Senior Member NEPA Near Lake WallenpaupackPosts: 3,056 Senior Member
    Late to the party, but belated prayers and hopes for minimal injuries and speedy recovery.

    Matt
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  • NNNN Senior Member NCPosts: 25,221 Senior Member
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