Monday, October 09, 2006

A happy ending every once in a while...

This makes me think more about what types of things I should keep in an emergency bag!

Diabetic driver survives on crackers, dew after crash
POSTED: 9:01 a.m. EDT, October 9, 2006

MONSON, Massachusetts (AP) -- A diabetic driver survived for four days on Wheat Thins and dew after crashing his SUV into thick brush on his way home from work.

Raymond A. Vachon's wife reported the 59-year-old missing on October 3 when he didn't return from his overnight security job in Springfield. He spent four days in and out of consciousness before a dog-walker heard him yelling for help Saturday morning.

Vachon later told police he had lost control of his SUV around 5 a.m. and crashed about 30 feet into the brush along Route 32. His leg was fractured, and Vachon, who is dependent on insulin, was unconscious.

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AmyT of said...

Hi Orsa,

Welcome to the diabetes blogosphere. Nice site! Have you found me yet at

Stop by some time.

All the best,


Zazzy said...

That is really amazing!