On Sunday afternoon, our friends, Pat and Sandy Streng' son, Dylan Gary was involved in a horrific traffic accident on the corner of Monroe & Eastman Roads in Midland. The first responders arrived on scene and it took them over 20 minutes to extract Dylan from the car using the jaws of life. He was immediately transported to Midland Hospital, where they assessed his condition. Due to the severity of his injuries they then transferred him, via ambulance, to U of M for more intensive treatment .
Dylan suffered 2 collapsed lungs, several broken ribs, broken pelvis, lacerations to his spleen & lungs and a very severe head injury. He is currently at University of Michigan, Mott Children's Hospital in Ann Arbor, MI. He is on a ventilator, and has tubes in place to drain the excess fluid and keep his lungs inflated. They're reducing the sedation every hour to assess his abilities.
Please consider donating to Dylan's Recovery Fund to help cover miscellaneous expenses not covered by insurance.
2/4/2019 update: Doctors removed the breathing tube, and Dylan is breathing on his own, with oxygen. He is in a lot of pain, but he is sedated and resting now.
2/5 morning update: Dylan took a slight downturn, his monitors showed critical-low oxygen levels, last night, his oxygen level fell to low 80s and into 70s. Nurses reacted immediately and were able to suction out enough fluid to get him back up breathing, but then his levels fell again around 12:30. The doctors were able to stabilize him, and then, sedated him, so he could rest . His lung capacity on his right side has diminished since yesterday morning. God is Good and Merciful! Keep praying for our Dylan!