Little Boy Declared "Brain Dead" By Doctors After Falling Into River Wakes Up: "Medical Miracle"

Little Boy Declared "Brain Dead" By Doctors After Falling Into River Wakes Up: "Medical Miracle"

  • A little boy who doctors had written off has pulled a medical miracle after regaining consciousness
  • Three-year-old Levi Wright had been declared brain-dead after he fell into a river while playing with his tractor
  • Medics told his parents to say their final goodbyes after efforts to revive him failed

A three-year-old boy has shocked his parents and doctors after waking up in what can be described as a medical miracle.

Collage of Levi Wright in hospital with his mother and before he got into the accident.
Levi is still undergoing treatment, but there are high hopes he will recover fully. Photos: KSL 5 TV.
Source: UGC

Doctors had declared Levi Wright brain dead after he fell into a river in Beaver County, Utah while playing on his toy tractor.

How was Levi rescued from the river?

KSL 5 TV reports that Levi's mother, Kallie, jumped into the river and rescued him a mile downstream from where he'd last been seen.

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According to a 911 report from the incident, the youngster disappeared beneath the surface amid strong currents.

Emergency services rushed to the scene and joined the frantic search before Levi's mum ultimately dove into the fast-flowing river.

Paramedics administered life-saving treatment as Levi was rushed to the hospital, where medics managed to restore his heartbeat.

Levi's medical miracle

Despite efforts to revive him, the poor lad did not regain consciousness, prompting the doctors to inform his parents to say their final goodbyes.

However, Levi shocked everyone when he regained consciousness in a stunning turn of events.

"I am shaking; we don't know much, but the doctor said it was okay for me to get excited about that, and I am! My baby is so tough!" the excited mother wrote on Facebook.

Doctors and social media users who have been following the case branded the recovery a "miracle".

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Jonathan Bauer hailed a hero for jumping off 25m bridge to save a toddler

In an earlier publication, YEN.com.gh reported that a brave man identified as Jonathan Bauer finally spoke out about an incident where he had to jump off a bridge to rescue a two-year-old child.

Bauer recently spoke in a press conference after a car accident took place on the Route 90 bridge in Ocean City, United States, and a child had been thrown out of a vehicle.

The Ocean City Fire Department confirmed the incident, saying the toddler was rescued and flown to a nearby hospital.

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Berlinda Entsie (Copy Editor) Berlinda Entsie is a Copy Editor at YEN.com.gh. She has worked as a proofreader and editor since 2016. Berlinda has over 5 years' experience editing and writing for leading publications in Ghana. She previously worked with Graphic Communications Group LTD, Business Insider SSA and Pulse.com.gh. She obtained a B.A in English Studies from the Methodist University College in 2016 and a Diploma in Broadcast Journalism from the GH Media School in 2019. Reach out to her via berlinda.entsie@yen.com.gh

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Jessie Ola-Morris Jessie Ola-Morris is a Human Interest editor at YEN.com.gh. She has over three years of experience in journalism. She graduated from the Ghana Institute of Journalism in 2022 with a Bachelor's degree in Communication Studies. Her journalism career started with myjoyonline.com, a subsidiary of The Multimedia Group Limited, where she worked as a writer. Also, Jessie previously served as a reporter with The Independent Ghana as a multimedia journalist. Email: jessie.ola-morris@yem.com.gh

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