Surviving to Thriving: Accident Victim’s Miracle Recovery

(Yellow Jackets) – Olivia Ancil’s life was special before May 28, but an accident and her miraculous recovery have made it extraordinary.

On May 28, 2020, Ancil’s life was forever changed when she and her boyfriend, Alex Arent, were struck by a speeding vehicle going 70 mph in a 35 mph that veered onto the sidewalk and hit them during a walk in Holland, Michigan.

Ancil sustained numerous injuries, including a severe traumatic brain injury, bone fractures (bilateral tibia and fibula fractures, five spinal fractures, rib fractures, skull fractures, and mandibular fractures), cranial nerve III palsy significantly affecting eye movement and vision, and a lung contusion, among others. CONTINUE