Teen Brain Injury Survivor to Have a Very Merry Christmas

(In Your Area) – A 15-year-old brain injury survivor from Hertfordshire is looking forward to a very special Christmas at home this year, after spending much of 2021 recovering from a life-changing brain injury.

Spike’s injury meant that for most of this year, he had to go through extensive rehabilitation at The Children’s Trust, a UK charity for children with brain injury.

In April 2021, Spike fell headfirst into a wall in a skateboarding accident breaking his skull, cheekbone and eye socket and suffering serious damage to the right side of his brain. With a slim chance of survival, Spike was put into an induced coma at The Royal London Hospital where neurosurgeons and a maxillofacial team performed a lifesaving craniectomy. CONTINUE