...By Gift BADEWO for TDPel Media.
Community Rallies Behind Macy Edwards after Horrific Car Crash
Macy Edwards, a 22-year-old from Wynyard in Tasmania’s north-west, was involved in a serious car crash two weeks ago, leaving her with multiple life-threatening injuries.
She sustained brain and heart trauma, as well as broken ribs, pelvis, collarbone, neck and tailbone fractures, with some injuries requiring treatment in Melbourne when she stabilizes.
Macy was returning home after attending a tour guide training course in Launceston when the collision occurred.
Her family and friends are appealing for financial assistance to help with the cost of her ongoing treatment.
GoFundMe Page Set Up to Support Macy
A GoFundMe page has been created to help Macy and her family financially.
It has raised over $45,000 so far, which will go towards supporting her treatment and care.
Macy’s family has expressed their appreciation for the support they have received, saying that they did not expect anything from anyone and just wanted to be there for Macy during this difficult time.
The GoFundMe page will provide them with the financial means to support Macy without worrying about their income and future treatment and care needs.
Macy’s Personality Described as ‘Full of Life’ and Adventurous
Macy’s personality has been described as ‘full of life’ and adventurous.
She is a larrikin who loves people and is passionate about helping others.
Her parents, Celisa and Steve (Eddie), are said to have inherited these traits from her.
The page organizers, Allie House and Fiona Pearce, said that Macy has remained in an induced coma in Hobart for over a week since her accident.
The extent of her injuries is still not known, and she is receiving treatment at the Royal Hobart Hospital.
Family Thanks Everyone for Their Support
Macy’s family has expressed their gratitude to everyone who has offered their support during this challenging time.
They are overwhelmed by the kindness of people and are grateful for the financial assistance that will enable them to provide Macy with the care and support she needs.
Macy’s family still does not know the full extent of her injuries and what ongoing support she will require.
However, with the support of her community and the financial assistance provided by the GoFundMe page, they are confident that they will be able to provide her with the best possible care.