AN IRISH woman is fighting for her life in an intensive care unit in Spain after she suffered serious injuries in a car crash.
Louise Lynch, from Killarney in County Kerry, was involved in a smash on February 24 in Badajoz.
She suffered internal injuries, cranial, abdominal injuries with many fractured bones in the horror smash.
Her family are now by her side and are trying to raise €100,000 for ‘ongoing expenses with hospital treatment, travel and accommodation costs in Spain.’
The 21-year-old was in Spain teaching primary school children English after finishing her degree at University College Cork.
So far a whopping €23,074 of a €100,000 goal has been raised by 465 people in just four days in an online appeal since the Go Fund Me page was set up on March 8.
On the ‘Louise Lynch Hospital Fund’ page the family say:
“Louise age 21, is the eldest child to Seamus and Nora Lynch and sister to Marie and James. Louise got injured in a car accident on 24th Feb.”
“She’s teaching English to primary school children over there, after studying her degree in University College, Cork. She remains in a critical condition with serious internal injuries, cranial, abdominal injuries with many fractured bones.
“Louise is currently under hospital treatment in Infanta Christina, Badajoz, Spain, in ICU. Her family have all travelled over to Spain to be with her. Nora and Seamus have set up an account to help Louise with ongoing expenses with hospital treatment, travel and accommodation costs in Spain.”
One well-wisher, Juan Jose Macias Rodriguez, has donated to the fund and written, Hi. I am the father of a girl from the Luis de Morales school and I hope that Louise will recover and return with her students as soon as possible.
To donate, head to the GoFundMe page: Louise Lynch Hospital Fund