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Justin was waiting for the bus the morning of June 10th. Just like always, except this day, would forever change his life.
A lady driving a car veered off the road that morning and hit Justin at approx 40 miles an hour launching his broken body 150 feet, he landed in nearby brush and bushes just 5 feet away from the car. Local first responders missed over Justin while attending to the driver of the car who had a broken arm and was taken to the hospital. All the while she failed to mention she had hit anyone. Nearly 2 hours later Charlie Barrett heard Justin's faint cry for help. Justin was life flighted to peace health south west medical center fighting for his life. After losing 2/3 of his blood supply while laying in a ditch he was in critical condition and rushed in to the operating room to try and repair two broken femurs and a severed femoral artery. Regaining blood flow to his right lower leg was priority. A team of
Surgeons diligently saved Justin's life and at that time, all his limbs.
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