If you thought that you had a bad day, two time British Superbike champion Shane “Shakey” Bryne will probably beat you.
The 2012 PBM Kawasaki rider and his family were involved in a head-on traffic accident early Monday morning, which luckily they all escaped injury, but when Byrne stepped out his damaged car he was was hit by another car.
Byrne tweeted: “Was in a multi car pile up early am, survived that in the pitch black, got out of my van, then got knocked down by another car!” and “Wish I could say I was joking, fortunately wife and children ok, suspected broken ankle turned out to be ok.
“70mph head on smash, knocked down by another car after the crash and a sore ankle… Somebody was looking out for me!” After totalling the front end of his Mercedes Vito, Byrne also lost his house keys in the crash and had to dish out 275 Euros to get back in his house.
Reporting on his physical condition today, always via Twitter, he said “Just out of local hospital, my shoe got ripped off in the accident and one of the cut/grazes is pretty raw, toes look like small sausages ha ha.
” Some days it doesn’t pay to get out of bed …