Dear family and friends, as many of you know already, or are just hearing about it, my husband David was in a car accident the night of October 24th. My husband and his brother were driving home after a long day at work during a horrible rainstorm. My husbands brother, the driver, was driving about 30 mph on the highway when he saw a huge puddle of water on the right side of the road. He tried veering left to avoid driving over it but instead the truck spun out once the tires hit the water. It spun them around once, hit the guard rail and then continued spinning out of control 2 more times. On impact, both truck doors flew open and David was thrown out the door. My husbands brother Nick turned around to ask David if he was okay and he wasn't in the car anymore. He found him curled up and unconscious on the side of the road about 50 ft away from the truck. He was maybe passed out for about 15 min before he stood up and started walking (from shock) and saying that his right side hurt really bad. Nick called 911 and they were both driven to the hospital.
At the hospital, he could move his head and neck and all of his extremities so they took an MRI and that showed his spleen completely detached and not where it was supposed to be. He was bleeding internally. They did an emergency splenectomy right away (removed his spleen completely). After, they took some x rays which showed a broken clavicle, broken hip, and a chip on his lower spine.
He is currently still in the hospital and will be there for the next few days. I am just thankful to God that he is alive! We don't usually like to ask for help from people, but in this situation we have no choice. He will be out of work for the next month or so while he recovers from the accident as well as his surgery. He will also be going to physical therapy. We are currently in the process of fixing out first house so that we can move in in a few weeks, but with everything that's happened that'll be difficult now financially with him being the sole provider in our family and out of work for a while. I currently don't work but go to school and have a 6 month infant. As you all know, hospital bills are no joke! We kindly ask you to keep us in your thoughts and prayers as we get through this tough time, and if possible, support us financially in any way that you can. It's a lot to ask, but any monetary amount will be greatly appreciated! Thank you so much everyone for your thoughts, prayers, and kind words! God bless all of you!
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