Story By: William McGee, Sub-Editor: Marija Stojkoska, Agency: Newsflash
This pretty influencer has spent Christmas in a hospital bed after breaking 28 bones after she fell off a motorbike and was then run over by a lorry. The accident also fractured five vertebrae, leaving her unable to move.
Beatriz Rabi, 19, suffered the serious accident in the East Zone of the Brazilian city of Sao Paulo on 23rd December.
She was travelling on the motorbike with her father, and the pair fell off when they rode over a sandy patch. The young woman was then run over by a lorry.
Rabi remained conscious during the accident and the subsequent rescue, explaining later on social media that she felt like retching and was unable to move her left leg at the time.
She told her 72,300 followers on Instagram via video from her hospital bed: “When the lorry passed, nobody saw it at the time, only I felt it.
“Nobody believed me. But, when I arrived at the hospital, the doctor said that the lorry really passed over me and I broke 28 bones.”
The young woman has thanked her admirers for their well-wishes, telling them from hospital: “It wasn’t my time. Everyone who comes here in the room is shocked by what happened to me.”
The influencer’s agent has informed local media that Rabi’s condition is stable. “Now, she will undergo a series of operations to try and regain movement.
“The accident was very serious, but she was promptly attended to and, thanks to the hospital’s impeccable service, she is no longer at risk.”
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