Resident Evil stuntwoman wakes up from a coma after crash and details her horrifying injuries.
Olivia Jackson, the stunt performer who was seriously injured on the South African set of Resident Evil: The Final Chapter, is on the road to recovery. Jackson, who was acting as stunt double to the actress Milla Jovovich, was placed into an induced coma last month after colliding with a camera crane while performing a dangerous motorcycle stunt.
But now she has posted a message on Facebook detailing the horrific extent of her injuries, but assuring friends and family that she was starting the healing process.
The post, released by a friend through the Life Is Savage website, reads:
2 weeks in a coma, brain bleed, brain swelling, severed main artery in the neck, crushed & degloved face, several broken ribs, paralyzed arm, shattered scapula, broken clavicle, broken humerus, broken radius & ulna, with an open wound and a 7.5 piece of bone missing, amputated thumb, torn fingers, 5 nerves torn out of the spinal cord…. not my funnest day on set.”
Jackson finishes her post by saying “Thanks to everyone for their prayers and beautiful messages. I’m sure it’s all helped pull me through this difficult time. Long road to recovery but just gonna take it day by day.”