“But I noticed I was dragging my leg behind me

Spokane dentist uses Boy Scout skills to save motorcyclist whose leg was severed in hit

When local dentist James Shelby turned the corner onto Southeast Boulevard near 11th Avenue on Sunday evening, he stumbled onto a scene of alarm and confusion: Daniel “Dutch” Inwood bleeding out on the side of the road, his motorcycle lying several yards away in the middle of the street.

Inwood was in shock. Hysterical. Blood was pouring out of a large hole beneath his knee cap, and the rest of his leg was hanging on by a cheap jordan sneakers skinny thread of flesh.

cheap jordans aliexpress Days later, with the wound swaddled in bandages and his life no longer in danger, Inwood reflected on the moment: “I’ll never forget holding my foot and my leg in my hand,” he said, turning his palms upward as he mimed holding cheap jordans shoes the severed limb to his cheap jordans for sale chest. cheap jordans aliexpress

On cheap jordans china Sunday, however, there was no time to reflect. Acting quickly, the dentist grabbed his belt and tied it tightly around the wound, using it as a tourniquet to stop the bleeding. He grabbed another bystander’s belt and used that too.

cheap jordans for sale china It was a technique he had learned not from his years of medical training, but from an earlier chapter of life: his time in the Boy Scouts. cheap jordans for sale china

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Police are still looking for the driver.

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Four days after the accident, cheap jordans in china Inwood was awaiting surgery at Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center to remove gravel and impurities from his wound. Provided the procedure is successful, the wound will be sewn into a stump.

Surrounded by his girlfriend, Latisha Carper, and best friend Jodi “Squeaky” Pennington, Inwood described what happened that night, while sitting upright on his hospital bed with a view of Spokane out the window.

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As Inwood came over a small hill on Southeast Boulevard and cheap air force turned the corner past 12th Avenue, there in the middle of the intersection cheap jordans from china was an SUV attempting to turn left out of 11th Avenue.

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cheap jordans china With no time to swerve to the right, Inwood clipped the rear end of the driver’s side with the left side of his bike. He was thrown to the cheap jordans online ground several feet away. His 2009 Harley Davidson, which he had just purchased, slid forward and came to rest on its side. cheap jordans china

“I tried to roll out of the street,” he said. “But I noticed I was dragging my leg behind me.”

cheap jordans 35 dollars The retired Army veteran and cheap air jordan lifelong biker has been in motorcycle accidents before, he said. And he’s had his share of brushes with death at one point he even helped clean up after the Jonestown massacre in northwestern Guyana, where over 900 people committed suicide in 1978. cheap jordans 35 dollars

He said he’s “not an angel” and his life hasn’t been perfect. But he’s glad to be alive, cheap yeezys and he praises Shelby for allowing that to happen.

cheap jordan retro 3 “He saved my life,” he said, tears forming behind his eyes. “If it hadn’t been for that guy, I wouldn’t be here right now.” cheap jordan retro 3

Shelby, meanwhile, said he doesn’t fancy himself a hero instead, he says what he did is what “any Boy Scout would do.”

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“You want body shops and people to know this guy is driving with a taillight out,” he said.

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Taylor was able to determine with some certainty the make of the vehicle by having a local body shop take a look at the section of taillight that popped off. He said it probably came from an early 2000s GM or Chevrolet SUV, likely a Yukon, Tahoe or Suburban.

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“It was a substantial impact,” he said. “Vehicles, especially when they’re dirty, they leave a dust imprint. And it left a dust imprint.”.

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