I'm a Paramedic in Vancouver and I often see things that boil my blood but nothing like what I saw yesterday. I got called out to a motorcylce MVA and was shocked when I got there. There was this brand new SUV on the wrong side of the road, tires up on the curb. Behind the SUV was a completely wrecked HD. The rider was on the sidewalk, 20 feet behind the SUV, where he had landed. Bystanders told me that the SUV driver had been talking on the cell phone and driving in the wrong lane. She had come to a corner, in the wrong lane and struck the poor rider head on. He never had a chance to react and due to her unforgivable stupidity went up through her windshield and over the SUV. When I went to see if she was okay, she was sitting in her SUV talking on her phone looking impassively at the man she had just hit, lying there bleeding on the sidewalk. The HD was totalled. The handlebars were completely broken off and collapsed inwards. The forks and brakes were pushed back into the engine, and the front rim was now in a D shape. The driver of the SUV was foreign and did not speak English. What I will never understand is how someone can come from another country, not even learn our language and be given a license to operate a lethal weapon. I won't go into any detail on the rider's injuries to protect his privacy, but I will say that should he survive, his recovery process will be very long and painful, and I'll be praying for him.