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Rider hit by truck El Salvador! MOVED POST

A good friend of mine Justin was hit by a truck in El Salvador this week. He is recovering from a compound fracture of the femer. Expenses are adding up and he just finished a 4 hour surgery. For more information check out his riding partners blog. There is way to donate via pay pal. Please lend Justin a helping hand

Below is a link to the details of the crash and how you can donate

El Calvo rides south...

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Shit! Sorry to hear about that, just read it in ADV as well. I hope he is ok over all and recovers soon. Do you know if he was on the meeting in Cambria some weeks ago? On a KTM?
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Done!
Let me know if there is anything else I can do to help!
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acident hope yuo recover wheal

bad luck the rule off the roade is geat the heal aout off thear iff in a acident i whas traveling whid 1 australian felow in java 2 weaks ago one route four sumatra when bad luck struck him indonesian idiot came over one his side off the roade BANG BOM CRASCH the man and whoman one the bike side whakd him and the whoman leags hit his bike she flipd over hit a car lot off angry people i drive opp to nick and told him to geat the heal aout off java in the escape from jakarta i lost trak off him but heard latear he made it aout off java to sumatra iff yuo read this nick wheal done not yuor fault the acident the man whas allright the whoman whil nead hospital car hear leags whas ****d good luck the indonesians dident geat to talk to yuo the would have hangd yuo bay yuor bals sea yuo all in tailand in chaing mai
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Similar post also at http://www.horizonsunlimited.com/hub...ome-help-67686
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> I don't have all the details as I had recently rode ahead to Nicaragua, but I do know he was t-bonned by a truck and is currently undergoing surgery for a broken femur
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>Rider Down! Justin Seriously Injured.
We crossed into El Salvador two days ago and were on our way to see an acquaintance at his bar. As we were passing through an intersection, Justin was hit by truck. We got him to a hospital and paid off the cops to keep him from getting in trouble.
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Recovering in Hospital

An update on Justin, we are with him in hospital helping with the recovery. justins parents arrived today, and will begin the process of finding out how to get him home to oregon. We have the bike stored at another ADV riders place here in El Salvador and could use some advice on how to ship it home.

Thanks to everyone for their donations, it is really heart warming to see the support! A huge thanks to El Cavo (Bryce) for handling everything on scene and at the hospital. Chris thanks for your posts, we hope to see you in Nicuragua in 10 days or so.

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Hi user "pbekkerh" I would like to clear up your confusion as you have made some assumptions such as "strange".

Justin is a passionate motorcycle rider and has met many people on this trip. Including 15 other riders that where on the mazatlan ferry. We are all trying to help him out from different locations. All of us are spread out some in Nicuragua, others in colombia. The posts you quoted are from two different riders. One that was on scene at the accident and another friend that is in Nicuragua.

There is nothing strange about this, a fellow motorcyclist was injured and everyone is there to help. Two nights ago we had 5 fellow adv riders all at the hospital to support Justin. If you were in the same shoes I think you would expect the same. Keep your insensitivties to your self.

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