Brave girl, 2, who was left in a coma when a horror race track accident broke her eye sockets, cheekbones and nose brought about a miraculous recovery
- Two-year-old Lara Whitaker was hit by a metal boom gate at a race track in Brisbane
- She was in a coma with brain haemorrhage for a week at the Queensland Children's Hospital
- Lara could have recovered almost a month after the accident
A girl who remained in a coma with a brain haemorrhage after an accident with a horror race track, broke her eye sockets, cheekbones and nose, made a miraculous recovery.
Two-year-old Lara Whitaker stood on the sidelines at the Redcliffe Paceway, north of Brisbane, last month when she was hit by a metal boom gate.
Lara & # 39; s eye sockets, cheekbones and nose were broken and she stayed in a coma with a brain haemorrhage for a week at the Queensland Children's & Hospital.
Two-year-old Lara Whitaker (photo) recovered wonderfully after an accident with horror racing cars
She was on the sidelines at the Redcliffe Paceway last month when she was hit by a metal boom gate
She spent two weeks in intensive care, unable to move or talk.
Last week she was admitted to the children's unit to begin rehabilitation and to fully recover.
Her mother Joedy Whitaker told 9News: & # 39; They can't see a reason not to fully recover from her, which is just amazing. & # 39;
Her one-year-old brother Josh was also taken to the hospital with a broken skill and bruising on the brain.
Lara & # 39; s father, Gary Whitaker, who held her when the accident happened, got a big cut in his head.
Mr. Whitaker works in the harness races and the family is very involved in the racing community.
A GoFundMe page was started last month by racer Todd McCarthy and raised more than $ 80,000 for the family.
A study by Workplace Health and Safety and Queensland Police is still ongoing.
Lara spent two weeks in intensive care and has since moved to the children's unit. She has recovered almost completely