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Posted on 06/12/2006 9:27:32 AM PDT by beyond the sea
Roethlisberger Involved In Motorcycle Accident
Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger was injured in a motorcycle accident on Monday morning.
The Steelers confirmed the accident for Channel 4 Action News.
The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review said the accident happened on Second Avenue near the 10th Street Bridge.
A witness told Channel 4 Action News that Roethlisberger went over the handlebars, hit the windshield of another vehicle and then hit the ground.
Roethlisberger was not wearing a helmet, according to the paper.
(Excerpt) Read more at news.yahoo.com ...
NOT wearing a helmet.
You'd think it would be written into his contract that he's not allowed to ride a motorcycle...
At least not without a helmet.
My husband (Lightingguy) just called me from his car, said that Rush just mentioned this. Not good.
Can you imagine being the unsuspecting driver who saw Ben Rothlesberger flying into his windshield? (I wonder if he asked for an autograph?)
yahoo article says to refresh the page for updates.
Please ping me. I have ugly chores to do and will be back ASAP.
It probably was. It was in Kellan Winslow Jr's contract and it didn't stop him.
As described it sounds ominous.
"Not wearing a helmet" hmm....You would think a quarterback would know that helmet's offer protection from just this sort of accident. Hope he's ok!
Happened at 10th st. bridge and Armstrong Tunnel, straight 1/2 mile drive thru the tunnel to Mercy hospital.
Terry Bradshaw last month criticized Ben for not wearing a helmet.
He was on ESPN just this morning.
Well, he's an NFL quaterback after all. Probably thought nobody was allowed to hit him.
I've read about his motorcycle ways on FR before.
I believe ER workers have a name for the helmetless motorcycle rider: organ donor.
If I had his money,I'd never ride in anything but my chauffeur driven Rolls.
They asked him to write that in, as I understand!
Ive crashed my CBR 600 F4 twice on slick pavement (and I was going to fast). The first time my head BOUNCED off the pavement. Thankfully I was wearing a full face and just I was a little woozy for about 15 minutes. I shudder to think what would have happened to me, had I not wearing a helmet.
Yes it does. I just heard that nurses at the hospital said he did NOT know his name.
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