Greenville Man Paralyzed in Snowmobile Crash



Ross Cusack, a 23-year-old man from Greenville, Michigan, was left paralyzed from the waist down after a snowmobile accident. During a ride with his brother on January 19, Cusack hit a ditch at 70 miles per hour, breaking five ribs, fracturing his wrist, and breaking two vertebrae in his lower back. While his prognosis is paralysis, Cusack is determined to walk again and continues his intense physical therapy at Mary Free Bed in Grand Rapids.

A Single Accident Transforms a Life

An unfortunate accident has left Ross Cusack, a speed enthusiast, paralyzed and fighting for recovery. The 23-year-old, known for his love for speed, is currently confined to a wheelchair, undergoing daily intensive therapy at Mary Free Bed in Grand Rapids.

Unforeseen Snowmobile Mishap

Ross’s life took a drastic turn during a regular snowmobile ride near his Greenville home. The vehicle clipped a ditch corner at 70 mph, causing the accident. Ross doesn’t recall the crash but feels lucky to survive. His quick-thinking brother, Max, who witnessed the accident, immediately took control of the situation and saved his life.

The Road to Recovery

Ross’s injuries include five broken ribs, a fractured wrist, and two broken vertebrae in his lower back, which caused paralysis from the waist down. Despite the grim prognosis, he’s driven to recover and walk again.

Family Support and Hopes

Ross’s family continues to adjust and support him through this difficult journey. His mother, Kristy, acknowledges that everyone in the family is healing physically and emotionally. Ross is eager to return to his dreams of building engines for high-performance motor sports, a dream he held since graduating from the University of Northwest Ohio.

An Unwavering Spirit

Despite having to rebuild his strength, Ross remains positive, aiming to prove his prognosis wrong. He hopes to walk again and return to a normal life. A GoFundMe account has been set up to cover Ross’s medical expenses. To support his recovery journey, follow this link.

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