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Workmate just wrecked his R6 two weeks ago. He was wearing a full face helmet, armoured leather jacket, armoured leather gloves, and shorts & running shoes... He will walk again, but he'll never walk like he used to.
 

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Workmate just wrecked his R6 two weeks ago. He was wearing a full face helmet, armoured leather jacket, armoured leather gloves, and shorts & running shoes... He will walk again, but he'll never walk like he used to.
In part because of this forum I try and ATGATT. We all learn from this forum. :thumb:

Do you mind telling us what happened to your workmate in his accident and his protected and unprotected area's. If not we all understand.
 

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In part because of this forum I try and ATGATT. We all learn from this forum. :thumb:

Do you mind telling us what happened to your workmate in his accident and his protected and unprotected area's. If not we all understand.
On a major 4 lane road in town, under construction. Both Northbound lanes closed, a temporay lane was built on the right side of the closed lanes, causing traffic to have to merge right into the single temporary lane, then merge left again back onto the road after the construction zone.

The temp lane was a few inches lower than the main road with an asphalt slope between the 2 surfaces. Male rider on the R6 with a female passenger. He got down the slope and onto the temp lane ok, but the slope to get back onto the road looked too steep to take at the merging angle. He went further up the temp lane in the hopes that the slope would reduce, but it did not. He ran out of temporary lane and dropped off several inches into gravel. Here he caught a rut or hole and the bike and riders were thrown. Passenger went fairly clear, and a minor hand injury, but the driver made contact with a pole and got severe knee/lower leg injuries.

Two surgeries already. He'll miss work for about 2 months, then be back for a month before he has another surgery. Tough recovery, because all the healing and progress will be re-set to zero and he'll have to heal all over again after the next surgery.
 
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