Mate in serious accident

Discussion in 'General Cycling Discussions' started by cyberknight, 10 Jul 2019 at 15:59.

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  1. cyberknight

    cyberknight As long as I breathe, I attack.

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    Velo Moira News - serious accident.

    On Friday morning Tim Ellis was out riding in Grangewood when a transit van travelling from Netherseal failed to stop at the junction. Tim had to swerve round it to avoid collision but into the path of an oncoming car which hit him.

    He has been in the Major Trauma Unit for three days but now is thankfully at home with his wife Sarah where he is now recovering.

    Tim has a broken wrist, cheek bone, ribs and vertebrae plus numerous cuts and bruises.

    Sara and I will be going to visit him in the next couple of days but I’m sure you’ll agree that we need to give some huge Velo Moira support and wish him all the very best for a speedy recovery.

    Tim is one of our most experienced cyclist who rides to a high standard - another reminder of how dangerous it is on the roads.
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  2. Drago

    Drago Flouncing Nobber

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    Ouch! Here's for a speedy recovery.
     
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  3. Arjimlad

    Arjimlad Tights of Cydonia

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    South Glos
    GWS fellow traveller of the cycling race. :sad:
     
  4. Oof, ow. Get well soon...
     
  5. dave r

    dave r Dunking Diddy Dave Pedalling Pensioner

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    Holbrooks Coventry
    My best wishes for a speedy recovery.
     
  6. Phaeton

    Phaeton Guru

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    Oop North (ish)
    It's a difficult one isn't it, your natural reaction is to swerve away from the imminent danger, without taking into account that that might put you in further or greater danger. GWS.
     
  7. Cycleops

    Cycleops Guru

    Location:
    Accra, Ghana
    Not nice. Please tell Tim that everybody on here wishes him a speedy recovery.
    I hope the van driver gets his just desserts and Tim gets plenty compo.
     
  8. raleighnut

    raleighnut Guru

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    On 3 Wheels
    Ouch, GWS Tim. :hugs:
     
  9. Ice2911

    Ice2911 Über Member

    Wishing you a speedy recovery
     
  10. Slick

    Slick Veteran

    Looks like a sore one. Gws.
     
  11. DRM

    DRM Über Member

    Location:
    West Yorks
    Best wishes for a speedy recovery, sounds like a very nasty incident
     
  12. gavroche

    gavroche Getting old but not past it

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    North Wales
    So sad to hear about your mate.:sad: I hope he recovers quickly and gets back on his bike. :bicycle:
     
  13. fossyant

    fossyant Ride It Like You Stole It!

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    South Manchester
  14. Yikes :eek: Best Wishes to your mate :okay:
     
  15. Mrs M

    Mrs M Veteran

    Location:
    Aberdeenshire
    Sending good wishes to Tim for a speedy and full recovery.
    xx
     
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