The victim of an accident which occurred on Christmas Eve night is seeking the public’s assistance in raising money to offset his medical expenses to undergo treatment overseas.
Earl Emmanuel, a LUCELEC employee, was riding his motorcycle home from work on Christmas Eve night, when he got involved in an accident, and has been hospitalized ever since.
The collision took place at around 10 p.m. on Wednesday, December 24, near Paul’s Service Station at Vigie.
According to friends, Emmanuel’s injuries are life threatening. He sustained a broken pelvis and has broken his knee and leg in 3 places. He is currently in the Intensive Care Unit at Victoria Hospital.
The father of two requires some specialized treatment in neighbouring Martinique.
“Healthcare is very expensive and we would like to help him as much as we can to get the care that he needs. If the proper care is not found he will never walk or ride again,” his friend Sonia St. Hilaire said.
“The money we are raising will go towards paying for him to travel to Martinique, to get the specialized care he requires. He will also need an MRI to be able to see how much damage has been done.”
Sonia said, the tragedy has left her family with a heavy heart and they would therefore appreciate any help that can be given to Emmanuel, to make a difference in whatever way possible.
Sonia’s husband Cyrius St. Hilaire worked with Emmanuel at LUCELEC for 20 years.
The couple was given permission to create an account on gofundme.com for Emmanuel, by his girlfriend.