On July 13th, I was riding to work in Richmond along Hoddle Street in the Bus lane. I was doing 60, the speed is 70. An oncoming car, turned right in front of me, across five lanes of traffic. He didn't see me... I didn't see him... It was a case of perfectly bad timing and I ran into his front quarter, over the bonnet, into the windscreen, did a floppy kind of somesault (I assume I was already unconscious) and landed perpendicular to the road on my head. I don't actually remember anything of the accident at all, not even the colour of the car. The injury list is long and alarming... but I required no operations at all. All breaks are non-displaced and the others were deemed manageable. Not sure how I survived let alone - got off so lightly.. Broken skull x 2 Broken vertebrae in neck x 3 Broken verterbrae in back x 3 Broken sternum Broken right shoulder blade Punctured lung (no broken ribs... not sure how you get a punctured lung without breaking a rib!) Giant bruise on one side of the brain Bleed on other side of the brain. Now I get to adorn a halo for another 7 weeks and most likely not back at work until the end of the year, perhaps the new year. i have full use of all my limbs and no real brain deficit to speak of (I get headaches and have some adhoc issues word finding) - all of which will apparently resolve with time. The driver was driving a hire car. The car company says they will cover my bike But not my gear or my laptop or the laptop etc that I had in the backpack. Sounds like a "fun" argument to have to be having in my current state, Can't complain too much - the pain killers are awesome! Though I am still trying to work out what the vial of blood in my belongings is all about!