GoFundMe started for Toowoomba woman Ellie Hamilton
A TOOWOOMBA lady shouldn’t be solely having to come back to phrases with the truth that she would possibly by no means stroll once more, however is having to course of the lack of her unborn child after a horror automobile crash in central Queensland this week.
Ellie Dunn was concerned in a critical visitors crash on the nook of Murphy’s Creek Highway and Watts Highway on July 6, when the automobile she was driving hit a tree at about 3pm, The Chronicle reviews.
She was trapped within the automobile for about 5 hours and was flown to Brisbane in a important situation.
Her fiance Matt Hamilton’s sister, Emma Hamilton, determined to launch a GoFundMe web page to assist with the medical prices for Ellie’s restoration, anticipated to take months, if not years, in addition to ensuring Matt may stay by Ellie’s facet on the Royal Brisbane Girls’s Hospital.
“She’s steady, however is within the ICU in the intervening time,” Ms Hamilton informed The Chronicle .
“She had surgical procedure on Monday and Tuesday and had extra scheduled for yesterday.
“I can’t consider what a fighter she is, given the circumstances.”
Ms Hamilton stated on the GoFundMe web page Ellie needed to struggle for her life after the crash.
“With a lot blood loss and her left leg being past fixable she’s had it amputated,” Ms Hamilton stated.
“Docs are nonetheless hoping to have the ability to save her proper leg.
“If this wasn’t devastating sufficient, Ellie was 23 weeks pregnant.
“Regardless of super efforts by medical doctors and everybody concerned their little child boy wasn’t capable of be saved.
“They don’t need him to be forgotten in all of this.”
The GoFundMe web page has to date raised about $2000.
“We actually respect everybody’s help to date,” Ms Hamilton stated.
“We’ve had a number of messages wishing Ellie nicely, so hopefully that can give her a bit extra of a push to maintain preventing.
“She has such a long and hard street to restoration forward, not solely bodily however emotionally. I’m so extremely happy with what an absolute fighter Ellie is.
“Ellie and Matt have endured such tragic loss and have a lot extra to face but.”
You’ll be able to donate to Ellie Dunn and her fiance Matt Hamilton’s GoFundMe right here.
This text initially appeared on The Chronicle and has been republished right here with permission.
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