Bali Accident: Peta Richards In Coma After Scooter Crash
Peta Richards is fighting for her life in Bali after being smashed off her scooter in a terrifying hit-and-run. On April 1, Peta rushed out to get a birthday present for her three-year-old son.
It was just supposed to be a seven-minute trip, but the mother of two never returned after being knocked off her scooter in a tragic accident.
Richards was evacuated to a Bali hospital with serious head injuries and underwent life-saving surgery to remove a portion of her skull to relieve pressure on her brain.
On a medical evacuation aircraft, the 36-year-old was taken to intensive care at The Alfred hospital in Melbourne.
Richards faces a long recovery as she fights for her life after suffering severe injuries such as brain bleeding, a broken skull, and substantial brain swelling.
Her future is still clouded in uncertainty, according to friends, as she remains in an induced coma on a ventilator at the Alfred.
Peta Richards Was On Holiday With Her Husband Matt And Sons
After two difficult years working as a nurse during the COVID-19 pandemic, Peta Richards, her husband, and their two young sons were six weeks into an extended journey to Bali.
After she fell off a scooter, their Bali vacation quickly turned into a nightmare.
Ms. Richards was on her way to get her son a birthday present on her scooter. The 36-year-old was left with serious head injuries, including brain hemorrhage and a broken skull.
Matt, her husband, has been beside her side the entire time, ensuring Peta’s safe transport between Balinese hospitals.
Know About Peta Richards Family And Her Health Update
Peta had severe head injuries, including a fractured skull and brain hemorrhaging, necessitating urgent surgery in Bali to remove a portion of her skull to relieve pressure on her brain.
Her husband Matt, mother, and sister have been at her side the entire time, sharing the care of Peta’s son Sonny and Alfie.
Matt has been by her side the entire time, assuring Peta’s safety while she was transferred between Balinese hospitals and arranging flights home, all while caring for their two small children.
Peta was rushed back to The Alfred Hospital in Melbourne, where she remains in ICU, highly sedated in an induced coma, and on a ventilator.
Doctors say it’s difficult to pinpoint any changes or improvements in Peta’s condition right now, and her family and friends are taking things day by day.
Richard’s best friend Rachel Berben told that her family is taking matters day by day, but her recovery could take months due to the brain trauma.