An MTSU graduate who was involved in a life changing hit and run accident in 2006, has hopes to soon be able to drive again. Jennifer Austin, whose life changed in a mere second on I-24, told WGNS she hopes to receive enough votes to win a new handicap accessible van.
Austin is paralyzed from the mid chest down, she is a quadriplegic.
Her wreck occurred in 2006 and the years following she underwent nine surgeries and spent a total of four months in the hospital. In 2009 she took a massive step forward to claim her independence and moved out of her parents’ home to start back at MTSU. Austin received her Bachelor’s degree in August of 2012 and will soon graduate with her Master’s degree.
Help Austin out and vote by visiting WGNSradio.com and type “Jennifer Austin” in the keyword search box in the top right hand corner of our site. By the way, you can vote more than once.
Last day to enter and to vote is May 9, 2014 at midnight pst.