The storm had come out of nowhere, fast and furious, covering everything with a sheet of ice. Traveling the slick untreated roads in the dim early morning, Gus should have known to take it slowly.
Pulling him from the rolled, mangled wreckage of what once was his Jeep, the emergency medical technicians told Gus how lucky he was. He watched as the police gathered the several dozen medicine bottles and hundreds of pills strewn across the road around the wreckage.
Gus now wondered if his luck had just run out.
Story & Photo: McGuffy Ann Morris
Linked to: Five Sentence Fiction
Word Prompt: Lucky