A scooter crash and a long road to ‘OK’

Screenshot of the moment before a car slammed into my Kymco People S250 scooter. (Tony Ganzer)

There is a split-second for your body to prepare for the trauma before the car slams into your left side, and a leisurely ride into work on a sunny day becomes an exhausting and painful day at the hospital.

Your fight-or-flight instinct is sparked by the adrenaline pumping through your vulnerable shell: your heart pounds; your muscles tense; your awareness is heightened, just as the worst of…