Charlotte Man with Brain Injuries Making Major Steps Towards Recovery

Jabari Nelson

(WCNC) – The mother of Jabari Nelson says just days after the accident he began making major steps towards recovery. A trip along Interstate 85 in North Charlotte turned into a near-death experience for 25-year-old Jabari Nelson.

North Carolina State Highway Patrol says last Monday Nelson collided with a tractor-trailer causing him to be rushed to the hospital with severe brain injuries.

Hours after the crash, Nelson’s mom Nichelle says she had no idea what happened. She soon realized something was wrong when she hadn’t heard from her son who she says she speaks to every day.

“He hadn’t been home I knew something was not right because he would never not come home and let his dog out, “mom Nichelle said. CONTINUE