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Terry Seymour, 47, admits he is lucky to be alive after hitting the shin when the sudden tornado tore down his path trying to escape his truck. Seymour describes the ordeal and says his wife warned him of the danger while driving from Eudora, Kansas

& # 39; I knew it was broken because my leg just flopped & # 39 ;: Driver suffers broken shinbone after tornado him & # 39; like a rag doll & # 39; throws during Kansas Storm

  • Terry Seymour, 47, admits he is lucky to be alive after hitting the broken leg when the sudden tornado tore down his path trying to escape his truck
  • Seymour rode to the side of the highway and hurried out of his jeep to lie in a ditch, but the wind was too strong and threw him like a & # 39; rag doll & # 39 ;, he said.
  • Changing his mind, he rushed to the Jeep in the hope that he would protect him from the wind, but the Jeep got up and rolled over his leg and immediately broke it
  • Fortunately, Seymour survived what could have been a horror accident and his family is grateful that he lives and lives in a good mood.
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A father-of-one takes care of a broken leg after being caught on the path of a tornado that him & # 39; like a rag doll & # 39; threw in Ottawa, Kansas on Tuesday.

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Terry Seymour, 47, admits he is lucky to be alive after hitting the shin when the sudden tornado tore down his path trying to escape his truck.

Seymour describes the ordeal and says his wife warned him of the imminent danger as he drove from Eudora, Kansas.

Terry Seymour, 47, admits he is lucky to be alive after hitting the shin when the sudden tornado tore down his path trying to escape his truck. Seymour describes the ordeal and says his wife warned him of the danger while driving from Eudora, Kansas

Terry Seymour, 47, admits he is lucky to be alive after hitting the shin when the sudden tornado tore down his path trying to escape his truck. Seymour describes the ordeal and says his wife warned him of the danger while driving from Eudora, Kansas

He drove to the side of the highway and hurried his Jeep to lie in a ditch, but the wind was too strong and threw him like a & # 39; rag doll & # 39 ;, he added. He changed his mind and hurried back to the Jeep, hoping he would protect him from the weather, but the Jeep got up in the air and rolled over his leg, immediately breaking it.

He drove to the side of the highway and hurried his Jeep to lie in a ditch, but the wind was too strong and threw him like a & # 39; rag doll & # 39 ;, he added. He changed his mind and hurried back to the Jeep, hoping he would protect him from the weather, but the Jeep got up in the air and rolled over his leg, immediately breaking it.

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He drove to the side of the highway and hurried his Jeep to lie in a ditch, but the wind was too strong and threw him like a & # 39; rag doll & # 39 ;, he added. He changed his mind and hurried back to the Jeep, hoping he would protect him from the weather, but the Jeep got up in the air and rolled over his leg, immediately breaking it.

& # 39; I received the warning on my phone and my wife sent me a message that the tornado was on its way & he said. Fox4KC.

He drove to the side of the highway and hurried his Jeep to lie in a ditch, but the wind was too strong and threw him like a & # 39; rag doll & # 39 ;, he added.

He changed his mind and hurried back to the Jeep, hoping he would protect him from the weather, but the Jeep got up and rolled over his leg and immediately broke it.

& # 39; As soon as it happened, I knew it was broken because my leg flopped, & # 39; he said.

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& # 39; It was pretty brutal, pretty violent, & # 39; he said about the storm.

He changed his mind and hurried back to the Jeep, hoping he would protect him from the weather, but the Jeep got up in the air and rolled over his leg, immediately breaking it.

He changed his mind and hurried back to the Jeep, hoping he would protect him from the weather, but the Jeep got up in the air and rolled over his leg, immediately breaking it.

He changed his mind and hurried back to the Jeep, hoping he would protect him from the weather, but the Jeep got up in the air and rolled over his leg, immediately breaking it.

After the storm was over, a good Samaritan stopped and helped him until an ambulance arrived.

After the storm was over, a good Samaritan stopped and helped him until an ambulance arrived.

After the storm was over, a good Samaritan stopped and helped him until an ambulance arrived.

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After the storm was over, a good Samaritan stopped and helped him until an ambulance arrived.

& # 39; I was outside of her car and she comforted me, & # 39; he said. & # 39; I am very grateful for her. & # 39;

Surgeons at Lawrence Memorial had to insert a bar under his knee to stabilize his fractured bone.

& # 39; If it had landed next to my leg somewhere else, I don't think I'd be here, & # 39; he said.

Douglas County officials said 17 people were injured during Tuesday's heavy storm and tornado. Three of them were admitted to hospital from Wednesday evening

Douglas County officials said 17 people were injured during Tuesday's heavy storm and tornado. Three of them were admitted to hospital from Wednesday evening

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Douglas County officials said 17 people were injured during Tuesday's heavy storm and tornado. Three of them were admitted to hospital from Wednesday evening

Fortunately, Seymour survived what could have been a horror accident and his family is grateful that he is alive and feeling good – with his son, Holden, 15, adding: & I think he is quite heavy. & # 39;

Seymour said he doesn't know how long it will take before he is fit again, but with physicality and time. he is expected to fully recover.

Douglas County officials said 17 people were injured during Tuesday's heavy storm and tornado. Three of them were admitted to hospital from Wednesday evening.

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