Yesterday Bob saved my life!

Friday, December 21, 2007

We're both counting our blessing for being ALIVE today! Why? Well yesterday lunchtime as we're traveling along the freeway in the carpool lane minding our own business, we notice a car in front TRAVELING IN THE WRONG DIRECTION heading right for us! Thanks to Bobs driving skills and quick thinking (and the guy in the van next to us swerving out the way for us) we very narrowly missed a head on collision!!!

We called 911 immediately to find it had already been reported and CHP etc dispatched. We got home and checked the news and found she crashed into a motorcyclist, head on, literally minutes later. He is 37 yrs old (same as Bob) and it critical condition with head injuries and fractures to the arms and legs. The woman was in her 70's and unhurt. Right now we're still kinda in shock over it all. Really hoping the motorcyclist is going to be ok.

Knbc news report here and cbs2 news report here - though its not factual (yeah go figure with news not having all the facts!). The woman was on the freeway WAY before Reseda! We had our 'incident' at Topanga which is 2-3 exits before Reseda, so yeah sorry news woman you are WRONG!

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Colleen December 22, 2007 at 12:06 PM  

Wow! I'm so glad you're OK and so sorry to hear that someone was so badly injured in a later accident. So much to be thankful for this time of year and now that's multiplied for you!

Stay safe and enjoy the holidays...

Jolene December 22, 2007 at 12:11 PM  

OMGosh! So glad to hear that you and Bob are both ok. What a terrible thing to happen. Prayers for all involved!

Beverley Todd December 22, 2007 at 12:36 PM  

OMG! That must have been soooo scary! WTG Bob for saving the day - sending positive vibes to the motorcyclist too!

Andrea, December 22, 2007 at 12:41 PM  

Oh gosh how scary for you. I am so pleased you are both unhurt but the poor motorcyclist, I hope he will be ok.

Emma December 22, 2007 at 1:04 PM  

So glad that you and your family are all ok. We had someone run us off the road into the media on the freeway. That was scary enough can't imagine what it was like with someone coming staight at you.

Renee' Morris-Dezember December 22, 2007 at 6:13 PM  

OMG Di - I am so glad you and Bob are ok...I hope the motorcycle guy will recover too...that's is just so sad!

olga9999 December 22, 2007 at 8:21 PM  

So sorry about that incident and glad to know that you're both Okey. It's really scary when something like that happens it can completely scare you. :(

Hope the rest of the weekend it's better for you and Bob.

Merry Christmas and best wishes. :O)

Jane Carroll December 23, 2007 at 12:40 AM  

someone was seriously looking out for you yesterday

god bless

jane x

Paula December 23, 2007 at 1:21 AM  

This is just terrible:(
Such a shock to be apart of it.
Paula :)

Susie Blackwell December 23, 2007 at 9:16 AM  

well done Bob,sooooooo glad to hear you are ok!

Looby December 23, 2007 at 10:39 AM  

OMG how scary! So glad you're both OK, and well done to Bob for his quick action,
take care
Lou x

Maisymary's Findings December 24, 2007 at 1:24 AM  

OMG Di just read this post now ! How shocking to be in that situation ! So glad to hear You & Bob are safe & fine !

Oh My ! What times we live in !

God Bless !


Anonymous,  December 24, 2007 at 6:30 AM  

Oh Di I'm so glad you are ok! I did not realize where you live...I moved from Woodland Hills 4 years ago and grew up in Studio City.

Small world.


Rachel Tops AKA "Doodlebug4444" December 24, 2007 at 7:24 AM  

OMG sweetie! I am so thankful that you are ok!!!!! You and Bob.. hugs hun, I'm sure your adrenalin is still pumping!!!!!!!!


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