Monday, December 08, 2008

We had a car accident...

We got in a wreck yesterday on the way to a party for Sinterklaas. Everybody (Me, the baby, Marco's Dad and Mom) is okay. My back is the only one that seems to be sore.

We were on the highway and hit a traffic jam suddenly. Marco's Dad had to slam on the breaks to stop but we stopped soon enough. I immediately thought, I hope the car behind us can stop and WHAM! I didn't even hear screeching tires so I am sure she hit us full speed. It threw us into the next lane, thank God another car wasn't coming and he pulled over to the side. Sadie was screaming, obviously.

I jumped out of the car, crying and shaking, and picked Sadie up and she stopped crying immediately. The highway was busy and another car immediately pulled up in front of us and a guy jumped out, said he was a doctor and checked her out. She was laughing at him. He said she was fine. Fons, my father in law had already called 112 (our 911) and the ambulance showed up next. They also checked her and she was just cracking up at everybody.

We're getting a new carseat today because after a wreck you can't be sure there aren't cracks in the plastic or it's been weakened and I don't want to take any chances. We have to have one before Friday when we leave for vacation to the USA! YAY

I'll be back at work tomorrow, took today off as I knew I would be sore. I'm pumping up on ibuprophen. Oh and the car is totalled. Things could have been so much worse though. A car is a car... nothing can replace my baby.

8 comments:

Janine said...

Glad that you are all ok!

khamilton614 said...

So glad to hear you are ok!!

Amy said...

OMG, Sarah, I'm so glad everyone is okay!!! How scary!!!

becklette said...

oh! i'm so sorry that happened to you guys. glad everyone made out alright.

Christina said...

Oh my gosh, how very scary! I'm so glad you are all ok!

Girl on a Mission... said...

Whew! Safe and sound! Thank God- that's your early Xmas present from Santa!

AGirlWorthLosing said...

So scary. Good to know you are all okay!!

Ellen said...

So happy to hear everyone is ok!!! We were in a very similar accident several years ago. The car was totaled, but we were both fine. Yay for safe cars :)