Skip to comments.Last night I got hit by a car and broke my knee
Posted on 02/04/2010 7:24:34 PM PST by Palladin
Last night I got hit by a car and broke my knee.
Sometime between 7 and 7:30, not long after I got home from work, I walked to the CVS on 22nd and M to get some bread, milk, and a SmartTrip card. I was right across the street from the CVS, and I waited for the crosswalk light to tell me to go before I crossed. I had plenty of time left, according to the countdown clock.
I was more than halfway there when a black SUV made an illegal left turn and hit me head-on. I absolutely had the right of way. I yelled something like, Are you really doing this? as it hit me before I could move.
I landed on my face on the street and smashed my glasses and scraped my hand and immediately I knew something was wrong with my left knee. I lay there screaming and cursing for I dont know how long, and a crowd of people gathered and told me to hold still.
I was sprawled out right next to the yellow line as traffic went by. I gave one guy standing over me the number to the Daily Caller offices and he told them what happened. Theres a firehouse right across the street, so the paramedics were there in just a couple of minutes.
They took me to Georgetown Hospital, where I was soon joined by my friends and co-workers Moira Bagley, Tucker Carlson, Neil Patel, and Laura Baños. All of whom I love. Unironically. I was x-rayed and CAT-scanned and given pain medication and told that my knee was broken. I almost passed out twice from the pain.
They immobilized it, but if I tried to move it and didnt get it exactly right, my whole leg tried to close up like a fist and I couldnt get away from the pain. Im typing this on Neils laptop on my chest on his fold-out bed in his basement and trying to move as little as possible. Now that Ive written this out, maybe I can sleep. Sorry for the sloppiness, but I just wanted to get it out while its fresh in my mind.
One last thing: Im told by multiple people that the SUV that hit me was Secret Service. If this is true, I want to know why that happened. I was crossing legally, and they just left me there. At the very least, I want an apology. What happened to me was wrong.
The Daily Caller has been told by federal law enforcement sources that the Secret Service was not involved, and is working to confirm that driver of the vehicle which struck Jim Treacher was a State Department security employee.
UPDATE 6:44pm: Tucker and Jon are finding out more. Your tax dollars at work.
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I got hit by a black helicopter once.
Broke some choppers.
Maybe it’s related to this story?????
Struck Down: Feds Refuse to Explain How Agent Injured Daily Caller Writer
According to the FEDS, the accident actually happened blocks away from where the reporter from the Daily Call actually landed, and he was drunk, naked, and raping babies.
“Struck Down: Feds Refuse to Explain How Agent Injured Daily Caller Writer”
Different thread with more details.
Sure looks that way, if you work for Obama.
There were lots of witnesses.
I hope Tucker Carlson and gang prove their worth as investigative reporters, and track down the punks that did this to an innocent pedestrian.
Ohhhh, beat me by five seconds with an actual link.
I leave the field of battle to you sir.
It sounds like this guy is a reporter. If so, I would start the investigation by looking at the stories he is working on.
Sorry, didn’t see the other thread.
Thanks for pointing it out.
Yes....a CONSERVATIVE reporter.
It sure is a strange incident, and a strange way for the hit-and-run driver to act.
Unless he was driving drunk.
Whoaa.. Where does one begin....
Sure, how could you know? completely different title.
I am curious to find out the actual facts. A lot of conjecture but until the police accident report is made not a lot of facts going on.
Would be interesting to see what the witnesses say.
The guy sounds like a knucklehead.
Yes, but this thread is a report from the victim himself, whereas the first thread was a report from his colleagues.
BOTH are important.
With the hundreds of Big Brother cameras in DC maybe there is film?
If this guy was hit “head on” How did the impact make him fall forward to the pavement?
If you go to the first thread and read what the colleagues of this reporter were able to find out from the POLICE, you will understand there will be NO VIDEO EVIDENCE.
To paraphrase Bill Cosby; “Forget the lights, watch the cars. Ain’t nobody ever been run over by a light.”
Im typing this on Neils laptop on my chest on his fold-out bed in his basement...
How does a guy with a broken knee manage to get into someone's basement???
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