Luke Siegel out of surgery after fall, brain bleed
LUBBOCK, TX (KCBD) - It’s a local story that has made an impact on people across the country. It has been just more than three years since Luke Siegel was critically injured in a golf cart accident in Lubbock. It happened on July 28, 2015. The family is now updating everyone with some news that Luke just had surgery after a fall.
He was in surgery for five hours, but is reportedly in stable condition.
Luke Siegel, described as a kind-hearted, athletic and competitive young boy, suffered severe head trauma and skull fractures in that golf cart accident three years ago. Following the accident, he spent four days at a hospital in Lubbock, then four months at Cooks Children’s hospital in Ft. Worth before returning home.
Today, the Pray for Luke Siegel page posted an unexpected update. The update was from Luke’s father, Tim. It says:
Jenny was walking with Luke and hit a curb and he fell into the street on his right side.
He hit his right cheek, and above his eye and right arm.
He is getting a CT Scan now in the ER because we felt his head, and there is a soft spot that is concerning. He just threw up as well.
Watching Jenny cry takes me back to that day. And my stomach is in knots.
Thank you for your prayers
About 15 hours after that post, the family posted another update, saying:
This is Alex, Luke’s sister. My parents wanted me to give an update on Luke’s status. Luke had a brain bleed on the left side, which required surgery to stop the bleeding. Surgery started at 12:00am and finished at 5:00am. He’s on the ventilator, but is in stable condition. He just received a blood transfusion and will continue to be monitored in PICU.
Due to risk of infection, we are requesting limited visitors at this time. Thank you for all of the prayers. We will continue to update you.
Follow Luke’s progress on Facebook at the Pray for Luke Siegel group.
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