On Sunday, December 1, 2013, Kayce Kerr was in a near fatal car accident along I-95 returning from Thanksgiving weekend in Maryland with her family back to her home in Raleigh, NC. Rescue crews worked for over 2 hours in an attempt to extricate her from the vehicle. As a result of the crash her right leg was trapped in between the steering wheel. Her right tibia was blown out, 4 inches of bone gone. Medic units contemplated amputating the leg on scene, but an educated medic observed her healthy leg tissue protruding from the wound and made every attempt to save the leg. LINK TO GO FUND ME HERE She was flown to Vidant Medical Center in Greenville, NC with life-threatening injuries. Kayce underwent 6 surgeries on her leg, foot and ankle within 3 months enduring unimaginable pain and suffering. She had over 15 plates and screws placed in her lower extremities. With each surgery came complications and setbacks, but Kayce never gave up. Her years of suffering left her wanting to help others. She has always been one to give back and put others first as she founded Southern Maryland Trauma Survivors Network, a support group for accident […]
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