Fundraiser for Rose DeDominicis

On Saturday afternoon March 12, our daughter Rose was driving northbound on Rt. 128 in Waltham when two wheels from a heavy duty dump truck driving in the south

bound lane came loose from its rear axle. One hit a Toyota Prius driven by a 60 year old man. Thankfully for the driver and his family he was not injured. Rose was not so lucky. The other wheel bounced over the concrete median strip and smashed into the roof and windshield of her 2013 Mazda 3.

The driver of the truck that caused this mayhem was in this country illegally and at the time of the accident was driving without a valid driver’s license and was carrying a load of concrete cinder blocks that put his truck over the legal weigh limit. He was arrested at the scene, appeared in court the following Monday and was released on personal recognizance. He never knew the extent of the damage he caused and has not reached out to us since.

Rose suffered severe lacerations to her face and head, seven broken teeth and a severe concussion that may take months to fully heal. She suffers from frequent headaches, bouts of dizziness and is unusually sensitive to light and noise. Her reconstructive dental work is ongoing and will cost more than $10,000 by the time the work is completed. As a result of an intensive neurological exam she was advised not to return to work. At this point it is difficult to tell when she will be able to resume her normal activities. Rose is currently undergoing counseling to help her cope with the sudden and violent trauma that has interrupted her life.

Donations

  • Giuseppe Scianatico 
    • $200 
    • 47 mos
  • Andy Dershin 
    • $50 
    • 48 mos
  • Carlton SooHoo 
    • $10 
    • 48 mos
  • Barton Kunstler 
    • $200 
    • 48 mos
  • Jeff Waldman 
    • $50 
    • 48 mos
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Organizer and beneficiary

Marvin Kane 
Organizer
Salem, MA
Rose DeDominicis 
Beneficiary
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