Johnson City boy seriously injured in South Carolina crash recovering at home

Courtesy: Shauna Gregory

JOHNSON CITY (WJHL) – A Johnson City mother says her 10 year old son was seriously injured in a crash while on vacation in Hilton Head Island, South Carolina.

The Gregory family says their car was in traffic when they were hit from behind by a car going about 60 miles per hour.

Shauna Gregory says her son 10 year old Andrew Gregory suffered internal injuries and injuries to his skull.

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She said, “It broke his facial bones. The bones were in his eye socket. And it shattered his skull, and what happened was he had an epidural hemmorrage, and it was causing a huge blood clot in his brain. He was in minutes of dying.”

Shauna says Andrew was rushed into surgery at a Savannah, Georgia hospital.

The Gregory family returned home to Johnson City Tuesday.

Shauna says Andrew has a long road of recovery but he’s in great spirits.

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