Published On: Sat, Nov 10th, 2018

Injured girl from Robbinsville bus crash recovering

 

By JOSEPH MARTIN 

ONE FEATHER STAFF 

 

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. – One of the victims of the school bus wreck in Robbinsville is recovering in Erlanger Health System Children’s hospital in Chattanooga, Tenn. after breaking her back in six places. Ten-year-old Enjoli Wiggins was on the bus that ran off the road near Franks Creek on Nov. 2.  The bus rolled over and landed in a creek. All aboard were injured, but Enjoli endures pain as she slowly recovers from broken vertebrae.

Her mother Phylicia Leshore said despite her injuries, Enjoli’s prognosis for walking again is good. Her spinal column wasn’t damaged. “It could’ve been a lot worse.”

Right now Leshore said her daughter’s care givers are trying to manage her pain. “It’s one step closer to getting her home.”

Leshore said everyone and the community has been supportive. As for how she’s been coping she said, “I’m the best I can be right now. Somebody has to be strong for her.”

A gofundme page has been set up to raise money to help with Enjoli’s family’s expenses. It can be found at https://www.gofundme.com/bringing-enjoli-home.

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