A newly engaged Florida lady was critically injured when a restaurant roof collapsed as she was celebrating together with her new fiancé in Cancun, Mexico, family members mentioned.
Hailey Cooper had been eating out together with her fiancé William Hewett on Thursday, simply days after he proposed to her on a seashore throughout a trip to the resort vacation spot.
“They have been in Cancun consuming lunch when the roof of the restaurant collapsed on them,” her cousin Sydney Conroy wrote on Fb.
Whereas her fiancé was unhurt, Cooper suffered a damaged again, full pelvic fracture and concussion amongst different accidents, Conroy mentioned.
5 different individuals have been injured and one died within the incident on the seashore membership restaurant on the island of Isla Mujeres, the Riviera Maya Information reported.
Cooper was dropped at a hospital in Cancun earlier than she was airlifted to Ryder Trauma Heart at Jackson Memorial Medical Heart in Miami, in keeping with a GoFundMe web page.
She is at the moment within the intensive care unit and has a “lengthy street of restoration that lays forward,” the web page mentioned.
“Hailey is without doubt one of the strongest human beings I do know. I would like greater than something to be together with her proper now, however I’m so grateful she has Will by her aspect throughout all of this,” wrote buddy Cayla Cole on Fb.
Native authorities are nonetheless investigating the restaurant incident, however suspect that sturdy winds could have performed a task within the roof’s collapse, the outlet reported.