On June 21, 2022, a 7-year-old boy was attacked by adisabled driverin 200 blocks ofDal Grace Drive. I am. Better. He was recently discharged from thePediatric Intensive Care Unit(PICU) at Jim Pattison Children's Hospital in Saskatoon.
Benjamin Dufour suffers from femoral fractures, humeral fractures, pelvic fractures, rib fractures, sternum fractures, skull fractures, and c-spine soft tissue damage. I was there. Benjamin's family confirmed in writing that his condition had improved.
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"Ben is currently in the pediatric ward of Jim Pattison Children's Hospital," said Tamara Cherry, a family spokesman. "His progress is truly amazing and doctors are pleased with his progress. Ben was able to regain consciousness, breathe on his own and communicate. He remembers. He is beginning to regain and shows signs of his old personality. His body is beginning to heal and his physiotherapy shows that he has sensations and movements throughout his body. "
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After the accident, Regina EMS transferred Benjamin to Regina General Hospital. There he stabilized after a few hours. He was then airlifted to Jim Pattison Children's Hospital in Saskatoon to treat a serious injury.
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, who was injured in a collision, was arrested by Charles Howard Raycraft, 47, , who attacked Ben, and was charged with dangerous operation of the vehicle, causing physical harm. , The operation of the vehicle has been impaired. Physical harm. His court date has not been set.
The GoFundMe page, founded for Ben, has surpassed its ultimate goal of $ 75,000 and is now around $ 83,970. The family said they were grateful for everyone's good luck in Ben's recovery process.
"I know this will still take some time, but I'm optimistic about his recovery. Our hope is to take Ben back to Regina soon and rehabilitate him. It's time to continue, "read a prepared statement from the family. "I would also like to thank everyone for their concerns, prayers, and generous support. The support we received was overwhelming. I am truly grateful."
– Use files from Andrew Benson
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