Indiana Truck Driver Injured After Collision with Bull
I saw this report in our local news and found it to be very interesting in a few ways.
Indiana Truck Driver Injured After Collision with BullSCDN Photo Archive
Indiana State News By Evan Green
“A semi truck driver in Indiana was reportedly injured after his vehicle collided with a bull in the road.
The incident occured in Wayne County, and deputies were called to respond after the semi was reported to be overturned.
The driver of the vehicle reportedly did not see the bull that was in the road until he collided with it, which resulted in the vehicle overturning into a ditch.
The bull was killed during the incident, and while it was reported that the driver was injured, his current condition has not been made public.”
While I am sorry for the bull, I am thankful that the driver survived and is on his way to recovery. So here are some things that stood out to me in this story.
First of all, I bet he never in a million years would have thought that he was going to run into a bull and overturn his tractor trailer that day. When you think about it, we often begin our days presuming they will go according to our plans.
13 “Come now, you who say, “Today or tomorrow we will go into such and such a town and spend a year there and trade and make a profit”— 14 yet you do not know what tomorrow will bring. What is your life? For you are a mist that appears for a little time and then vanishes” (James 4:13-14).
Second, how could something much smaller than his rig do so much damage? We really shouldn’t be surprised at this. We have all experienced the major train wreck of sin in our lives, and yet, we walked into it thinking it was no big deal!
” The prudent sees danger and hides himself, but the simple go on and suffer for it” (Proverbs 27:12).
“O God, you know my folly; the wrongs I have done are not hidden from you” (Psalm 65:9).
A story like this one reminds me to be looking to Christ daily, thankful for His kindness in providing me another day to participate in. It also reminds me to be diligent in using the means of grace that He provided (prayer, Bible reading, communion, and baptism), so that I will be encouraged and strengthened for tomorrow, even if I have an unexpected run in with a bull!
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So crazy to run into a bull! You are right we often assume things will go well throughout death