Friday, November 26, 2010

UPDATE....

My Dad has been admitted to the hospital for observation for the night. He went into V-TACH which is when the heart rate is going so fast it has nothing else to do but stop. He blacked out from this and then his defibrillator went off. He came to when he hit the pole. His car is totaled. He did not hit anyone else, just a mailbox, driveway and a pole. He was not driving very fast because he does remember stopping at a stop sign before this happened.

He has been charged with reckless driving but most likely the charges will be dropped because of it being medical. Unfortunately because the black out happened while driving his license will be suspended for 6 months. If he does not have another episode with a blackout in those 6 months then his license will be reinstated.

He did lose his bottom false teeth somewhere. We thought it was gone forever because this area is nothing but leaves and gravel. One of the neighbors went over there with a rake and raked the area and found his teeth. We are thankful for that also because he was fortunate enough years ago to get false teeth that fit him perfect. I think this is the same pair he has had for over 30 years.

Thank you Lord for watching over him. Thank you Lord for protecting others that could have been in his path. Thank you Lord for finding his teeth. Praise you for your awesomeness.

2 comments:

That corgi :) said...

thanking the Lord too, Becky! Thanks for the update! I am glad he will be in the hospital for observation. It is sooo good he didn't get more seriously hurt and that he hit the pole/mailbox instead of someone else. Maybe it will be a good thing if he can't drive for six months........

betty

The Brown Recluse said...

I can't believe they charged him!! Sometimes I don't understand the police way of thinking...and I worked for a police dept. when I was younger...AND I have a BS in Criminal Justice. Don't get it.

Anyway, before I get on my soapbox, I'm really glad he's going to be ok, and that they found his teeth. You hang in there, Becky. Under the circumstances, I think six months is fair...he, nor you, wouldn't want that to happen again, I know.