A motorcyclist is still recovering after being injured last month in an accident. Several broken bones and several surgeries later, he still has a long way to go.
With medical bills piling up, the community is coming together to help.
Clay Taylor was taking his weekly ride on a Wednesday night with his friend, but then something went terribly wrong. He lost control of his bike.
"I veered off to the right, not seeing the median, and immediately went on to the median," Taylor said. "According to what Clint told me, as soon as I hit it the bike flipped and I was ejected."
Taylor woke up three days later with two broken ankles, a broken wrist, broken jaw and facial trauma. On the night of the accident, he had two surgeries to his face, and now his coworkers are coming together to host a benefit to help him out.
The benefit will help pay for some of the medical bills and help with the loss of income to his family.
"The outpour in support, just from the get-go, to my wife to step in to help is overwhelming," Taylor said.
The fundraiser will be held from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday at Radiology Associates. People are invited to take an object or family photo to get it X-Rayed and turned into a printed art form. A $10 donation will be accepted.
Taylor has two more surgeries to go, which will help reconstruct his tongue and mouth. He will also have to go to therapy in three weeks to learn how to walk again.
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