Accidents: Mayhem on Motorcycles

"There was a large laceration of his scalp and injury to his brain," reported Surgeon James C. Drye of Louisville. "His right lung was torn and there was a fair amount of blood in his chest. His spleen was ruptured and bleeding. There were about three quarts of blood in his abdomen. His left leg was almost amputated. His pelvis was fractured. He was not hit by an artillery shell in Viet Nam, as one might think from the extent of his injuries. He was wounded while riding a motorbike on the...

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