GRASS VALLEY, California (KCRA) -- A Grass Valley, California man managed to text a message for help despite having a broken back and neck following a motorcycle crash.
Tim Webb's longtime girlfriend, Rose Galen, was startled by a message from him that read, "crash 911." She immediately texted back.
"You are in a crash? Where are you?" Galen wrote, "I kept texting and he did not reply and then you think the worst."
Galen said she alerted his son to call authorities and then rushed out the door to begin searching.
As she drove, Webb called her giving guidence to his location.
Galen, a nurse, arrived five minutes before emergency responders.
"He was very calm and he had no pain," she said. "He said I can't feel anything. His pulse was nice and steady."