Richard Branson Survives Bloody Bike Crash. Credits A Helmet Saving His Life And Escaping A TBI

(Dear Friends, with the new school year back in action, and many of our children riding their bikes back and forth, wearing a helmet is a must in helping prevent a TBI occurrence. Alex)

Richard Branson has a new lease on life. The 66-year-old billionaire and Virgin Group founder survived a terrible bike accident in the British Virgin Islands this week, and turned to social media and his company’s website on Friday to share how he miraculously cheated death. * “I was heading down a hill towards Leverick Bay when it suddenly got really dark and I managed to hit a ‘sleeping policeman’ hump in the road head on,” Branson explained on his blog. “The next thing I knew, I was being hurled over the handlebars and my life was literally flashing before my eyes. I really thought I was going to die. I went flying head-first towards the concrete road, but fortunately my shoulder and cheek took the brunt of the impact, and I was wearing a helmet that saved my life.” (