To think running over my sons foot with a car should have hurt more then this?

(37 Posts)
notnagging Fri 22-Nov-13 09:41:25

I feel terrible before you startsad my 10 year old son was rushing to get into the car. I thought he was in, he wasn't and I ran over his foot! He cried for about 10mins then said he was fine. U was ready to take him to a&e but he said he wanted to go to school. My husband is a first aider, checked him out and said ' he's fine, I've had my foot run over loads of times!' Is it possible that he's actually inherited feet made from steel?!hmm

TheRealAdaLovelace Tue 09-Aug-16 07:53:37

could I just add that I had my foot run over by a double decker bus and it was fine...

Naoko Tue 09-Aug-16 07:51:05

My dad did that once (by accident of course!) , i don't remember it hurting much. Now a horse standing on your foot, that's a different matter altogether. Give me the car any day of the week.

BikeRunSki Tue 09-Aug-16 07:46:03

I can confirm that 30 years after having my hand run over, it's still fine.

99GBPChargeToUseMyPostsJournos Tue 09-Aug-16 07:41:55

I had my foot run over when I was about 12. I was with my friends and they didn't believe me because I want writhing round in agony.

I don't remember it even being sore.

My foot got run over by a packed land train once, didn't even bruise. I got in a lot of trouble from my parents though for messing around :D

BitOutOfPractice Tue 09-Aug-16 06:43:36

I too have driven over my child's foot.

When I took her boot off to look I expected a mangled bloody mess. It was fine.

The only lasting damage is that she still mentions it now, 6 years later

Bashfunk Tue 09-Aug-16 04:52:16

Glad I read this, 2 days ago a car sped off as I was approaching and rolled straight over my foot.. After the initial shock and slight pain I was able to casually walk home, took off my shoes wriggled my toes to reveal no damage, or much pain either. I thought for a while I was superhuman or maybe the pain and swelling would come soon after.. However no pain since and when I could not find the remote and had to get up to turn the TV on I realised I was no longer superhuman either.

weepingvipers Fri 22-Nov-13 21:07:35

When she first told me I figured it was rubbish, in fact I decided she was one who told tall tales and kept a distance. Then I met her dad who confirmed it. My face was just like ^ shock shock shock shock

notnagging Fri 22-Nov-13 19:18:43

Weeping vipers shockshockshockshock

Percephone Fri 22-Nov-13 16:56:28

Both were fine 5Foot5 wink

weepingvipers Fri 22-Nov-13 16:45:37

Someone I know ran over his daughters head! Honestly! She slipped in mud as he was reversing. The ground was so soft that she had no more than a tyre track and a headache.

20 years later she thinks it's hilarious, he looks like he wants to vomit every time she mentions it.

5Foot5 Fri 22-Nov-13 16:37:16

My mother reversed over our cat on the driveway one day. She was fine!

Your mother or the cat?

PeppermintBark Fri 22-Nov-13 16:26:00

Keep an eye on it, though: one of DD2's friends had this happen to her a few months ago. She ended up getting a stress fracture in the foot and had to wear a boot in order for it to heal.

Deadhamsterssmell Fri 22-Nov-13 16:20:36

grin You're in for an expensive weekend I think. I like the fact that he has it written on both hands just in case you don't notice it on one.

notnagging Fri 22-Nov-13 16:01:13

Well he's come out of school and said he's been fine. But he has KFC written on both hands so he must have been thinking about what treats he could get all day.hmm

ormirian Fri 22-Nov-13 15:49:01

"When I first read your title I thought you wanted it to hurt him!" LOL! Yeah, little bugger, I even went back and did it a second time and I still didn't damage him grin

Tyres and shoes tend to prevent too much damage. Now try shutting your son's finger in the hinge side of the car door .... not that really does hurt!! blush

Percephone Fri 22-Nov-13 15:34:24

My mother reversed over our cat on the driveway one day. She was fine! grin

notnagging Fri 22-Nov-13 15:32:40

grin I'm surprised I didn't get a call from school, I was imagining all sorts! Thought I might even get a call from social services. I've calmed down now but wait for him to come out of school and milk it some morehmm

notnagging Fri 22-Nov-13 15:30:33

5foot5 that is crazy! I don't know how I would have reacted. Just reminds you how amazing the human body is.

JohnSnowsTie Fri 22-Nov-13 14:56:55

My DF ran me over with our caravan when I was 7. grin

We'd arrived at campsite, I got out and ran alongside car as he was heading for our plot. I slowed down, he didn't and whack went the caravan into my back. Down I went, and the tyre of the van proceeded to run my foot over. I remember having a massive bruise on my big toe, which I was quite proud of.

Don't worry OP, I'd completely forgotten about it until I saw this thread!

Beastofburden Fri 22-Nov-13 14:17:13

He he welcome to the Bad Mothers club...

isme10 Fri 22-Nov-13 13:53:19

From someone who has done something similar to a friend I can assure you that YOU hurt far more than the foot that got run over.

I felt guilty and terrible for days and they had forgotten about it less than half an hour after it had happened.

isme10 Fri 22-Nov-13 13:51:09

From someone who has done something similar to a friend I can assure you that YOU hurt far more than the foot that got run over.

I felt guilty and terrible for days and they had forgotten about it less than half an hour after it had happened.

HellsBellsnBucketsofBlood Fri 22-Nov-13 13:18:12

kissing is right - the tyres spread the load and (if not well inflated, are also resting on the ground as well as the foot. Provided the foot is flat to the floor (i.e. no heels on or curled up toes), a car tyre will roll right over and is unlikely to cause massive injury.

5Foot5 Fri 22-Nov-13 13:15:19

I had a trailer park on my foot once. While it was there it hurt like mad and obviously I couldn't move and was pinned to the ground. All of which was a bit scary though I was trying to be very British and not make a fuss because I was face to face with 4yo DD at the time and didn't want to upset her.(She was on said trailer in fancy dress and I had just nipped to the side of the trailer while it stopped to straighten her costume but put my foot in front of the wheel - trailer inched forward a bit and there I was trapped - durr!)

For the few seconds it was on my foot I was imagining having to be taken to casualty, have a cast on my foot etc.

Then it moved off and after a short while I realised I was absolutely fine. I don't think I even had a bruise.

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