Colin Sieders was 15-years-old when he was involved in the first of two major car accidents. A friend’s mum was driving him and a teammate to soccer when she drove over black ice, causing the car to veer off the road and into a pole.
With the left side of his pelvis torn out of his body, Colin lost so much blood that he holds the world record for most blood lost in a car accident. Sadly, his friend’s mother was killed on impact.
It took two hours for CareFlight paramedics to stabilise Colin before they could fly him to Nepean Hospital, where he underwent 30 major operations. On top of his damaged pelvis, he also had a compact fracture in his left femur which partially paralysed his leg. He was in hospital for 51 weeks including 88 days in intensive care.
After nearly a year, Colin returned home in …Read More