just found these notes… what a pud… ron garrett team dayton
thanks for ruining my early season ron…
Germantown Police Department
– www.ci.germantown.oh.us – (937) 855-6567
9th may around 10:45
i was riding my bike down to the bike race
after ron hit me i asked him why was he on my side of the road? he said, “i’m sorry i have insurance”
after i returned from the E.R. i called the police to file a report.
a park ranger was dispatched to the race course.
officer. adam gavy and i talked. stan the race promoter told me ron was an upstanding person in the race community and he would take care of me. i accepted stan’s offer to settle this issue “off line”. allowing ron not to be written up and cited for hitting me.
i called ron sunday morning the 10th around 9:15. ron said it was partially his fault. i told him that it was all his fault and i had the option of having him cited yesterday and after stan’s recommendation i decided to handle the issue “off-line”. i told him he was lucky he hit me and i knew how to “crash” after 30 years of skateboarding. ron agreed that he would take care of my bike. he just wanted to make sure i wasn’t going to take advantage of him.
i got pictures of my bike. talked to a few bikeshops for prices and emailed them to ron on monday may 18th. it had been a couple days and i had not heard back from ron so i called him on wednesday the 20th. this is when ron’s story starts to change. he tells me that i was left of center and riding like a maniac and he had 4 witnesses that agree to his story and he wasn’t going to cover any of my bike bills. 4 of his friends that will lie for him. this is sad. i’m still trying to figure out how to file my medical issues. i was appalled with his comment and in total disbelief that he would begin to “lie” to cover his own ass. i thought he would be handling this issue like a gentlemen. instead, i said i guess i’ll be filing the police report and i’ll be seeing him in court.
i called the germantown police dept / park ranger to file the report and i was waiting for a call back.
i decided to call ron and give him one lance chance to come clean with the issue. before i called i asked him why he told me he had insurance immediately after the accident and why he was willing to take care of the issue on sunday morning. anyhow, i called him up and asked him this question. he said he was going to take care of my bike when he thought it was only my rim. which didn’t make a bit of sense to me.