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Family of LaBelle woman hit by two vehicles Saturday night speaks out

Family shares story after woman is hit by two cars
Posted at 1:00 AM, Jan 27, 2020
and last updated 2020-01-27 01:00:41-05

LABELLE, Fla. — A LaBelle woman, Sheniya Ray is fighting for her life after her family says two vehicles hit her while she was walking home on State Road 80 around 8 pm Saturday night.

The victim’s sister says she was airlifted from the scene to Lee Memorial Hospital in Fort Myers.

“Her right leg is broken...her lungs collapsed...she has tubes put in her chest...she’s on a ventilator... and she has bleeding on her brain,” said Shiniqua Ray.

Doctors told the family, she has a 50 percent chance of recovering.

The family says they want the county to take action, add more crosswalks to busy roads around the city.

“A lot of people cross that street and they take a chance, its ridiculous,” said Shiniqua Ray.

Fox 4 visited the scene today, and the closest crosswalk is nearly a mile away.

This afternoon loved ones gathered at Sheniya's home in LaBelle to support each other through this time.

They say Sheniya is “ a child of God she very outgoing, she loves to sing..she’s just a nice honest, reliable, lovable, caring person,” said family friend, Patricia Cross.

“She could have lost her life she still hanging on, ” said family friend, Patricia cross.

The family says that Sheniya has so much more life to live and that they are hopeful.

Sheniya Ray's family is asking for the community to pray for her recovery.