Young mum injured in Bundoran tragedy hopes for a ‘miracle’ to walk again

first_imgThe young woman who was injured in the tragic Bundoran car crash says she is hoping for a miracle to walk again. Rachel Elliott (25) from Fermanagh was one of six people travelling in a car which crashed in August this year. Two people died in the crash – Shiva Devine (20) from Belleek and Conall McAleer (20) from Kesh.Rachel sustained serious injuries to her brain, back and pelvis. Brothers Conor Brennan, aged 26, and Tristian Brennan, aged 19, who were also in the car, suffered serious but non-life threatening injuries. Mum-of-one Rachel told her followers on social media on Monday that she just “wants to go back to the old Rachel” and be able to walk again.According to Independent.ie, Rachel wrote: “Thank you so much for all your kind messages and your prayers and for helping my family get through the days my eyes were sleeping.“To think it was 14 weeks yesterday that the tragedy happened where I lost my best friend Shiva and good friend Squeak.“There isn’t a day that goes by I don’t think of them both or think of the crash. It still feels like it happened just yesterday. “But I know they’re up there now looking down on us all. It’s true what they say – God really does take the best.”Rachel ElliotRachel said she is trying to think positive for her three-year-old son, Ronnie, as she grieves for the loss of movement in her legs.She added: “I feel like giving up, but I keep thinking I was given a 1% chance of walking so maybe a miracle will happen to me yet.“But I just don’t know where to get the strength to get used to my wheelchair. I just want to go back to the old Rachel.“But I have to try and get myself back together and think positive for my wee boy Ronnie and be adamant I’ll walk again some time.” Young mum injured in Bundoran tragedy hopes for a ‘miracle’ to walk again was last modified: November 27th, 2018 by Staff WriterShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)last_img

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