Nearly $2,000 was raised for a local accident victim during a benefit held last Saturday.
Lawana Adele Moss was injured on April 4 when she was taking a break from work outside the Forest Street Grill in Jonesville. While sitting on a bench in front of the building, a customer pulled into the parking lot and the customer’s foot slipped off the brake and onto the gas. The vehicle hit Moss and pinned her against the building.
Her spine was fractured in two places; her lung collapsed from a broken rib; her pelvis was broken in six places; and damage to her colon was found during the 15-hour surgery that followed in Greenville.
Moss was told she was lucky to be alive, and most feared she would suffer paralysis as a result of the injuries. Her friends, however, thought otherwise as they pulled together to form a prayer chain which grew as far as England and South America.
Her physical rehabilitation started only weeks later, and in just five weeks after her extensive surgery, Moss was able to return home