DAYTON, Ohio (WDTN) - It was the only way Corey Waldman could describe the terror of getting hit while riding his motorcycle.
Waldman and his wife Amy were hit on their way to get coffee Saturday night when they were hit from behind by an Ohio State Highway Patrolman.
"This is the scariest thing as close to death as you can have happen to you," said Waldman, sitting up in his bed at Miami Valley Hospital.
It is something Corey and his wife Amy said they are lucky to survive.
"All of a sudden, something just slammed us in the back," said Waldman.
The couple is still recovering at Miami Valley Hospital.
Amy was discharged from the hospital Sunday.
She is staying with her husband, however, at the hospital who is listed in fair condition.
The moment they were hit from behind by an Ohio State Highway Patrolman was still fresh in their minds.
"I think I went off to the left side," said Waldman. "I couldn't see her at all. And we just slid, and slid, and slid. The only time it wouldn't hurt for two seconds is when my helmet would hit the ground."
Amy said the couple had to crawl off the road on U.S. 35 in New Jasper Township where the accident happened.
Corey knew his foot was broken and his body was injured after being thrown from his '98 Harley Davidson.
He rushed to his wife while trying to call 911.
"I had no fear of riding ever," said Waldman. "I figured I would just keep riding until I had fear. I got fear."
The Ohio State Highway Patrol said the couple was wearing helmets which helped them avoid serious injuries.
The Waldmans said it is something they would never leave.
"Whoever is riding motorcycles, wear your helmets," said Amy Waldman. "That's what saved us."
The Waldmans expressed interest in meeting the trooper involved in the accident to let him know there are no hard feelings.
"One of his guys was here last night," said Waldman. "I told him if you see him tell him I forgive him because I don't want him to be hurting real bad. It's definitely some sort of an accident."
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