In a follow-up on last week’s article from the Salt Late Tribune, KSL gives us more details about Lindsay Dyches and her 7-year-old daughter, Presley and their accident where they were hit head-on by a drunk driver. Presley was in intensive care, but is now recovering.
The child had intensely critical injuries including broken ribs and internal bleeding. Lindsay was also injured, with a broken left arm and ankle, which will prevent from working for 3-6 months. Her husband will have to take over the responsibility of running the family business as well as taking care of their three children without her physical help.
When the accident happened, they were on their way to Presley’s school where she was excited about a playdate for following day. But they did not make it to school; they ended up in the hospital. Presley’s classmates and friends gathered together to make a “get well soon” card while she was in the hospital.
The drunk driver, 33-year-old Aaron Moorman crossed into the wrong lane of traffic on SR 198 in the morning. Jen Sothwick, a friend of Lindsay’s said, “It breaks my heart. I think especially that early in the morning, you think, ‘Oh, I’m just going to take my kids to school real quick.’ It’s not on your mind that you have to watch out for drunk drivers…It just makes you think twice… you never know what’s going to happen.”
Southwick only speaks highly of Lindsay and her family. We wish them both a quick and full recovery. We are extremely happy that this man’s negligent behavior did not do more harm, and hope this family gets the justice they deserve.
Photo courtesy of KSL