Saturday, February 25, 2006


This is an actual emergency room photo of a fisherman who lost control of his high-speed bass boat in West Virginia. The Fishing Wardens believe that he was traveling at a speed of approximately 75 mph at the time of the accident (in case you don't know, that's DAMN fast in a small boat!).

The man was unable to negotiate a curve in the narrow waterway. Unfortunately for him, upon striking the shoreline and being ejected from the boat, he landed back end first on an old fence post. You can probably picture what happened next but the attached picture really says it all. The good news is that after about 6 months, this man made a full recovery after suffering a shattered hip, broken leg, several broken ribs, internal injuries and soft tissue damage. Doctors credited his recovery to the fact that the post lodged itself so tightly that there was little or no blood loss.

It had to have hurt... (maybe it's just a hoax but it sure looks painful!)

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