Cody Simpson‘s sister is beyond lucky to be alive after breaking her neck while diving into a pool, and as if that wasn’t bad enough … she tested positive for covid-19.
Alli Simpson was immediately taken to an Australian hospital in an ambulance on New Year’s Eve… after diving head-first into a shallow swimming pool, and hitting her head on the floor. She ended up having 2 severe fractures in her neck.
The 23-year old opened up about the scary event … posting photos from the ambulance and Gold Coast University Hospital — outside Brisbane. She says, “I am extremely lucky to be alive and/or not quadriplegic as it JUST missed my spinal chord..”
Though she didn’t have to get any immediate surgery, she will have to live in a neck brace for 4 straight months … all day, every day.
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She admitted this was not the best start to the year for her, but she was mainly optimistic and shared her gratitude… “to say the least – I have a new lease on life & will be forever grateful that it was not worse!!”
She thanked her family, friends and the medical staff for their support … and left some encouraging words for us all going into 2022 … “hoping the start to your year has been a whole lot better than mine!! stay safe this year fam & DON’T DIVE INTO ANYTHING WHEN YOU DON’T KNOW IT’S DEPTH!!! 🤍🤍🤍 “