A North Carolina man who had dedicated suicide by throwing himself below a semi-trailer truck has been miraculously introduced again to life after 21 days following an experimental remedy.
James Willow, 47, was declared lifeless after leaping off of Interstate 77 bridge in Charlotte and into heavy site visitors the place he was run over by a semi-trailer truck.
Willow had not too long ago misplaced his spouse and 4 youngsters in a tragic automobile accident final October and deliberate to finish his life when “the ache of dwelling turned insufferable,” he wrote in his suicide letter.
Fortunately for him, paramedics have been capable of retrieve the person’s physique from below the 60,000-pound truck and convey him to Charlotte County hospital the place he was put right into a comatic state and later died that night.
“It’s really a miracle of science. I type of really feel like Dr. Frankenstein” mentioned laughingly Dr. Otto Von Beurk at Charlotte County hospital.
“This new drug is corresponding to nitroglycerin, however 100 occasions stronger. It was extensively used as an explosive in World Struggle II and stays widespread in army purposes however is now being utilized in scientific trials, » Dr. Beurk defined.
Subcutaneous injection of Trinitroperhydrotriazine on the radial artery puncture web site has been recognized to reanimate lifeless animals in scientific exams however by no means had the process been examined on a human being.
“The FDA interdiction applies to dwelling human beings, to not lifeless individuals. On this case, Mr. Willow had signed his donor card and his physique was thus not his property anymore however that of the medical institution,” Dr. Beurk informed reporters concerning the bizarre remedy.
Though Willow has undergone large reconstructive surgical procedure and suffers from heavy cognitive and motor ability losses, he’s apparently comfortable to have been given a second probability at life.
“I really feel like God has given me a second probability. Perhaps I can patch up my life collectively once more and perhaps begin relationship and meet somebody new and even begin a brand new household” he informed reporters in tears, visibly emotional.
Though James Willow doesn’t understand how he’ll repay the $1,eight million price of medical payments his remedy and surgical procedure have value him, he believes that with a “constructive frame of mind” no impediment is simply too nice to beat.